Leon Seiz
Leon Seiz
Height: 5-8
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ludwigsburg, Germany
High School: Otto-Hahn Gymnasium

2014-15: South Atlantic Conference doubles honorable mention... Compiled a 14-4 doubles record with teammate Tashique Kader playing primarily in the two spot... The duo began the season with a seven-match winning streak and won five of their last six to close out the regular season... Earned victories against pairs from regionally-ranked Bluefield State and Wingate... Won three matches en route to a trip to the semifinals of the “B” doubles bracket at the ITA Southeast Regional tournament... Tied for second on the team in singles wins with a 15-3 mark including a 9-2 record in the SAC playing primarily in the fourth flight... Earned a key point in the Pioneers' victory over regionally-ranked Queens and in the win at Brevard in the regular season finale that clinched a share of the conference championship.   

2013-14: Posted an 18-4 singles record in his rookie season playing at No. 5 and No. 6... Was 11-1 in the fifth position and 7-3 in the sixth spot... Fished the season strong with a 9-1 mark in his final ten matches... Reeled off 15-straight victories between Feb. 25 and April 13 jumping between the fifth and sixth flights... Picked up regular season victories over 34th-ranked Wingate (April 8) and 33rd-ranked Coker (April 10) in back-to-back matches... Earned one of three points against No. 10 Wingate in the SAC Tournament Championship match with the singles victory at No. 5... Compiled an 16-5 overall doubles record... Played primarily in the three position with partner Nicolas Planchard and posted a 14-4 overall mark and 9-2 mark in the SAC... The duo won nine-straight matches between Feb. 25 and April 6... Also partnered with David Siegle and Lukas Winkelmann in the first and third spots... ITA Scholar Athlete

High School: Attended Otto-Hahn Gymnasium in Germany... Played for Tennis Club Ludwigsburg for coach Radim Pavelec.

Personal: Born Dec. 12, 1994 in Stuttgart, Germany... Son of Hans-Joachim Seiz and Martina Seiz... Sisters - Lara and Tassia... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Travel throughout the United States for a year... Favorite book: "Harry Potter"; Favorite class at Tusculum: Math; Favorite midnight snack: Maultaschen (the best German food); Favorite musical artist: Eminem; Leon can't go a week without: Other people; Advice to kids: "Do crazy things as long as you can"; Favorite sport other than tennis: Soccer; Person Leon most admires: Roger Federer; Toughest player Leon has ever faced: Lukas Winkelmann; When he was a kid, Leon tried to be like: Ronaldiniho.