Colonials Earn Accolade for Academic, Athletic Success
Colonials Earn All-Academic Team Status; Three Tabbed Scholar-Athletes
Colonials Close 2014 With 20-Spot Improvement From 2013
Colonials Complete 8,471 Hours of Service to D.C., Fulfill Three Tenets of GW Athletics
Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
2012-13: Produced an overall record of 17-7 and a dual-match mark of 12-5, competing primarily at Nos. 5 and 6 singles...Won six straight matches from March 2-April 6, 2013...Teamed up with Alexander van Gils at No. 1 doubles for a 10-10 record...Duo went 4-0 against A-10 competition...Named to A-10 All-Academic Team... Helped GW reach A-10 Championship title match for fourth straight year...Earned university's Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for finishing in top two percent of sophomores, juniors and seniors in Elliott School of International Affairs...Tabbed GW's Community Service Athlete of the Month for January 2013...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List and Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls...Named an ITA Scholar Athlete.
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...Majoring in international affairs...Aspires to work in politics and diplomacy.