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Nate Kirk
Nate Kirk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita, Kan.

High School:
Wichita-Southeast


07/16/2012

Fifty-Six UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL Spring Academic Honor Roll

UIC had honorees from 15 different sports

05/22/2012

Twenty-Nine UIC Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Spring Commencement

Eleven UIC programs represented with graduates

04/21/2012

Men's Tennis Ends Regular Season On High Note

The Flames took the doubles and five-of-six singles.

04/20/2012

Men's Tennis Suffers 5-0 Loss To NIU

The Flames face their final match of the regular season tomorrow against Valparaiso.

04/19/2012

Men's Tennis Wraps Dual Season

The Flames face Northern Illinois and Valparaiso in a pair of season-ending matches.

Singles Career Record
2011-12: 6-12
2010-11: 9-14
2009-10: 18-15
2008-09: 21-6
Total: 54-47

Horizon League Singles Career Record

2011-12: 1-4
2010-11: 2-4
2009-10: 5-5
2008-09: 9-0
Total: 17-13

Doubles Career Record

2011-12: 7-11
2010-11: 8-8
2009-10: 20-15
2008-09: 15-8
Total: 50-42

Horizon League Doubles Career Record

2011-12: 3-4
2010-11: 4-2
2009-10: 8-2
2008-09: 6-2
Total: 21-10

2011-12
• Went 2-2 at the River Forest Invitational in the fall season.
• Participated in the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional.
• Collected wins against Chicago, Washburn and Prairie View A&M.
• Took his final match of the season over Valparaiso.
• Partnered with Scott Shepardson in doubles, collected seven wins and went 5-3 at the No. 3 position.

2010-11

• Co-Captain of the team his junior year.
• Paired up with junior Scott Shepardson at the No. 2 doubles spot, and the duo posted a 6-4 overall record in the spring.
• When returned from injury, won his first two matches in February from the start.

2009-10
• Finished the season 19-14 in doubles competition.
• Posted a 5-2 singles record in the month of April.
• Partnered up with Sebastian Lystad for most of the season going 19-10.

2008-09
• Matched the most singles wins in a season with 21.
• Closed out the season with eight straight singles wins.
• Went undefeated against the Horizon League.
• Finished the season 15-8 in doubles play.

PREP AND PERSONAL
Three-time letterwinner in tennis at Wichita (Kan.) ... 2007 Kansas State singles champion ... three-time city champion ... undefeated in his junior campaign ... team captain during his freshman and junior year ... involved in church youth volunteering and in the National and Spanish Honor Society ... biggest athletic thrill to date is being State Champion in 2007 ... born February 2, 1990, in Wichita, Kan. ... son of Tom and Cindy Kirk ... has one sibling, Ty ... currently enrolled as a finance major.

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