Freshman Danil Zelenkov Named Conference Most Outstanding Rookie Performer
The Top Student-Athletes, Teams and Moments for 2012-13 Recognized at Annual Awards Show
Colonials Fall to Rams, 4-3, Wrap Season at 17-7
Second-Seeded Colonials to Face Top-Seeded VCU on Sunday at 8:30 a.m.
Victory Sets up Rematch With Third-Seeded Charlotte on Saturday at 1 p.m.
2011-12: Named to Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team...Went 9-12 in singles play and 19-5 in doubles...Competed mainly at the No. 5 singles and No. 2 doubles positions...Won first five doubles matches of season with partner Alexander van Gils...Went on nine-match doubles winning streak that spanned from March 18-April 13...Helped Colonials to their second straight A-10 title with a No. 5 singles victory over Temple's Kristian Marquart...Helped GW upset No. 73 Radford with a No. 2 doubles victory...Recognized with GW's Outstanding Academic Achievement Award as one of university's top undergraduate students...Named to GW's Athletics Department Academic Dean's List...Named to Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
2010-11: In fall action, posted a 3-3 doubles and 2-4 singles records...In spring duals, went 10-4 at the No. 3 doubles position with fellow freshman Viktor Svensson...The duo went 3-0 in the Atlantic 10 Championship...Named A-10 Rookie of the Week on Feb. 14 and A-10 Performer of the Week Mar. 7...Went 8-3 in singles action for GW.
High School: Played for club team Lynby Tennis Klub since 2004...Worked with tennis coach Christian Camradt.
Personal: Born Ulrik Jacob Segelcke Thomsen on February 9, 1991, in Copenhagen Denmark...Son of Pia and Henrik Segelcke Thomsen...Has two older brothers, Jannick and Michael...Hobbies include watching European soccer and movies...Plans to major in International Affairs...Aspires to work in politics and diplomacy.