Ole Miss Men's Tennis 2010 Roster

Name Height Year Hometown (Prev School)
Adrian Forberg Skogeng 6-1 Freshman Oslo, Norway (Wang Toppledrett)
Harry Fowler 5-11 Freshman Houston, Texas (Pendelton; Bradenton, FL)
Jonas Lütjen 6-2 Freshman Schessel, Germany (Humboltschule)
Kalle Norberg 5-11 Senior Uppsala, Sweden (Celsiusskolan)
Chris Thiemann 5-8 Sophomore Lehrte, Germany (Gymnasium Lehrte)
Marcel Thiemann 5-9 Sophomore Lehrte, Germany (Gymnasium Lehrte)
Jaime Vazquez Catoira 6-2 Freshman    LaCoruna, Spain (IES Sanchez Canton)
Tucker Vorster 6-5 Junior Pretoria, South Africa (Pretoria Boys High School)

COACHES:
Billy Chadwick - Head Coach
Toby Hansson - Assistant Coach
Matthias Wellermann - Volunteer Coach

Adrian Forberg Skogeng

Adrian Forberg Skogeng

Height:
6-1
Class: Freshman
Hometown: Oslo, Norway

FALL 2009 (FRESHMAN)
Posted a 10-2 record in singles ... Began the fall with an eight match win streak ... Advanced to the final round of qualifying at the ITA All-American Championships ... Made the Chancellor's Honor with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Ranked No. 1 in Norway in 18s ... Norwegian Junior champion in singles and doubles ... Won three ITF junior singles titles and one ITF junior doubles title ... Won doubles match as member of Norwegian Davis Cup team.

PERSONAL
Born August 9, 1990 ... Son of Froydis Forberg and Stein-Erik Skogeng ... Majoring in Business ... Enjoys cycling, soccer and poker ... Athlete most admired is Roger Federer ... Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer.

Harry Fowler
Harry Fowler

Height: 5-11
Class: Freshman
Hometown: Houston, Texas
 

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Achieved a high ranking of No. 30 in the ITF Junior World Rankings ... Played the main draws at all the junior grand slams (U.S. Open, French Open, Wimbledon and Australian Open) ... One of four Americans to reach the round of 16 at Junior Wimbledon in 2009 ... Won the 2009 Eddie Herr in doubles ... Singles semifinalist at the International Casablanca cup ... Singles semifinalist and doubles winner at the Yucatan World Cup ... Singles and doubles winner at ITF Tournament in Hawaii ... Won the Boys 12 National Clay Court Championships in singles and the Boys 12 singles title at the Copper Bowl ... Ranked No. 1 in the USTA in Boys 12 and No. 2 in Boys 14 ... Qualified for the Texas Championship division in boys 12s at the age of eight, youngest ever (at the time) to do so.

PERSONAL
Born December 23, 1991 ... Son of William and Deborah Fowler ... Majoring in Economics ... Enjoys reading, soccer and football ... Favorite tennis player is Annabel Fowler ... Scholarship student in IMG's Top Gun Program at the Nick Bollieteiri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Fla., where he roomed with former Rebel Devin Britton.

 

Jonas Lütjen
Jonas Lutjen

Height: 6-2
Class: Freshman
Hometown: Schessel, Germany

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Achieved a career high ranking of No. 4 in junior rankings in Germany and No. 80 in the German men's rankings ... Winner of two ITF tournaments in doubles and one in singles ... Runner-up in singles in German Junior Championships in 2004 ... Under-16 Doubles Champion in 2006 ... Won several titles in North-German championships ... Member of the German National Team ... Reached the third round at the European Individual Championships in 2004 ... Two-time semifinalist at ITF Men's Futures in doubles.

PERSONAL
Born August 13, 1990 ... Son of Klaus and Regina Lütjen ... Majoring in Business ... Enjoys soccer, basketball and hanging out with friends ... Athletes most admired are Michael Jordan and Usain Bolt ... Favorite tennis player is Pete Sampras ... Has one brother, Eike and one sister, Nicola.

 

Kalle Norberg

Kalle Norberg

Height: 5-11
Class: Senior
Hometown: Uppsala, Sweden

 

THREE-TIME ALL-SEC
2009 SEC TOURNAMENT MVP

FALL 2009 (SENIOR)
Began the fall ranked No. 35 in singles and No. 32 in doubles ... Saw limited action due to injury.

2008-09 (JUNIOR)

Ended the year ranked No. 49 in the nation in singles ... Participated in the NCAA Singles Championship ... Earned All-SEC first team honors ... Helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Elite Eight, the SEC Regular Season Championship, the SEC Tournament Championship and their eighth straight SEC West title... Named SEC Tournament MVP ... Only player in the SEC to go undefeated in league play, helping the Rebels post a perfect conference record for the second time in the history of the program ... Posted a team-leading 32-4 overall record, 20-1 in dual matches ... Only loss came when he had to retire due to the flu ... Posted a 16-match winning streak during the spring ... Clinched the win over then two-time defending NCAA Champion Georgia to open SEC play ... Clinched the win over Arkansas, which allowed the Rebels to clinch the outright SEC title at Mississippi State ... Won the USTA Invitational in the fall ... Advanced to the main draw at the ITA All-American Championships ... Teamed with Otto Sauer for a 16-4 record at No. 3 doubles.

2007-08 (SOPHOMORE)

Helped the Rebels advance to the NCAA Elite Eight for the eighth time in the history of the program ... Clinched the win over Vanderbilt to send the Rebels to the NCAA Sweet 16 for the fourth year in a row ... Second year in a row to clinch the team's berth in the Final 16 ... Earned All-SEC second team honors ... Helped the Rebels win the SEC Tournament Championship ... Won a big match against Florida to set up the clinching match ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC Tournament final for the fourth time in five years ... Helped lead Ole Miss to its seventh consecutive SEC West title ... Posted a 17-3 dual match record, 7-3 at No. 5 singles ... Clinched the win over Tennessee in Knoxville for the second straight year ... Clinched the win over Tennessee in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament ... Clinched the Rebels' 21st consecutive win over Mississippi State ... Clinched the win over LSU which gave the Rebels' their seventh straight SEC West title ... Helped lead the Rebels to the semifinals at the National Team Indoor ... In his 17 dual match wins, lost only one set.

SPRING 2007 (FRESHMAN)

Earned All-SEC honors ... Clinched the team's win over South Alabama to put the Rebels' in the NCAA Final 16 ... Posted a 22-2 dual match record ... Went 8-1 in the SEC ... Helped the Rebels capture their sixth consecutive SEC West title ... Clinched the win over LSU with a three-set win at No. 5 singles ... Rallied from a set down to beat Tennessee senior Kiril Tcherveniachki, to clinch a 4-3 win ... Won a big match against Florida to help the Rebels advance to the SEC Tournament  final for the second year in a row and third time in four years ... Won 18 in a row to start the season ... Only dropped three sets in his 22 wins.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS

Ranked No. 2 in Sweden in under 18 ... Ranked No. 100 in the ITF rankings ... Won the Swedish Championships for teams under 18 ... Runner-up at the Swedish National Championships in under 18 ... Won the Swedish Doubles Championship in 2004 ... Played in the 2005 U.S. Open Junior ... Represented Sweden in the European Championship for teams and individuals three times.

PERSONAL

Born March 7, 1987 ... Son of Anna and Mats Norberg ... Majoring in Hospitality Management ... Enjoys listening to music and playing poker ... Favorite tennis player is Rafael Nadal.

Chris Thiemann
Chris Thiemann

Height: 5-8
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Lehrte, Germany

FALL 2009 (SOPHOMORE)
Posted a 7-4 record in singles ... Advanced to the semifinal round of qualifying at the ITA All-American Championships.

SPRING 2009 (FRESHMAN)
Won both matches in the NCAA first and second rounds to help the Rebels move onto the round of 16 ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC regular season title and an undefeated league record ... Helped lead the Rebels to their second consecutive SEC Tournament Championship ... Helped lead the Rebels to their eighth straight SEC West title ... Named the SEC Freshman of the Week for the week of April 14 ... Posted a 9-4 overall record, 7-3 in dual matches ... Went 5-0 at No. 6 singles, 3-0 in the SEC ... Won six in a row to end the season ... Named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Achieved a ranking of No. 7 in Germany in 18s and No. 80 in the German men's rankings ...  Reached the semifinals at the German National Championship in 18s and the doubles final in 16s with Marcel ... Winner of the North-German Masters under 21 in 2008 ... Winner at North-German Championship 18s in 2006 ... Finalist at North German Championship 18s in 2007 ... Winner of North-German Championship in 16s in 2005.

PERSONAL
Born March 23, 1989 ... Son of Martin and Angelika Thiemann ... Majoring in Liberal Arts - undecided ... Enjoys soccer, music and hanging out with friends  ... Favorite tennis player is Nicolas Kiefer.

Marcel Thiemann
Marcel Thiemann

Height: 5-9
Class: Sophomore
Hometown: Lehrte, Germany

FALL 2009 (SOPHOMORE)
Went 8-3 in singles ... Advanced to the final round of qualifying at the ITA All-American Championships.

SPRING 2009 (FRESHMAN)
Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC regular season title and an undefeated league record ... Went 3-0 to help lead the Rebels to their second consecutive SEC Tournament Championship ... Helped lead the Rebels to their eighth straight SEC West title ... Named the SEC Freshman of the Week twice ... Posted a 17-5 overall record, 16-4 in dual matches ... Clinched five wins ... Clinched the win over LSU in the quarterfinal round of the SEC Tournament ... Won eight of his last nine matches to end the season ... Named to the Chancellor's Honor Roll with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Achieved a ranking of No. 3 in Germany in 18s and No. 60 in the German men's rankings ...  Won the German Championship in doubles in 2003 ... Runner-up in doubles in 2005 ... Took third in singles in 2005 ... Won North-German Championship in 2005 and 2007.

PERSONAL
Born March 23, 1989 ... Son of Martin and Angelika Thiemann ... Majoring in Liberal Arts - undecided ... Enjoys soccer, music and hanging out with friends  ... Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer.

Jaime Vazquez Catoira
Jaime Vazquez Catoira

Height: 6-2
Class: Freshman
Hometown: La Coruna, Spain

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Top 10 in Spanish Junior Rankings ... Won the doubles title at the Spanish Junior Championships in 2008 and has won several ITF Tournaments.

PERSONAL
Born August 13, 1990 ... Son of Jose Vazquez and Fatima Catoira ... Majoring in Physical Therapy ... Enjoys soccer and Playstation ... Athlete most admired is Carlos Moya ... Favorite tennis player is Carlos Moya ... His brother, Jorge, played tennis at the University of Memphis.

Tucker Vorster

Tucker Vorster

Height: 6-5
Class: Junior
Hometown:
Pretoria, South Africa



FALL 2009 (JUNIOR)
Began the fall ranked No. 32 in the nation in doubles ... Had an outstanding fall in singles ... Posted a team-leading 13-2 record ... Singles finalist at the ITA Southern Regional Championships ... Qualifying finalist at the ITA All-American Championships.


2008-09 (SOPHOMORE)
Helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Elite Eight, the SEC Regular Season Championship, the SEC Tournament Championship and their eighth straight SEC West title ... Teamed with Devin Britton for a 15-5 record at No. 2 doubles ... Posted a 2-0 record in singles ... Helped the Rebels claim the doubles point on their way to wins over top five foes Georgia and Tennessee to begin their undefeated run in SEC play ... Helped the Rebels go through the SEC tournament without losing a doubles point on their way to their second consecutive title.


2007-08 (FRESHMAN)

Helped the Rebels advance to the NCAA Elite Eight for the eighth time in the history of the program ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC Tournament Championship ... Helped lead the Rebels to the SEC Tournament final for the fourth time in five years ... Helped lead Ole Miss the SEC West title ... Teamed with Jakob Klaeson for a 10-2 record at No. 3 doubles ... Rallied to clinch the doubles point against LSU, which proved huge in the team capturing the SEC West title ... Helped the Rebels go through the SEC Tournament without losing a doubles point ... Went 3-2 at No. 6 singles.


PRIOR TO OLE MISS

Ranked No. 1 in South African Juniors ... South African Junior National Champion ... Represented the South African Junior team in the African games ... Represented the senior provincial men's team ... Doubles quarterfinalist in a Challenger event (SA-OPEN) ... Graduated from Pretoria Boys High School with one distinction and a merit award.


PERSONAL

Born September 3, 1988 ... Son of Japie and Alet Vorster ... Major - undecided ... Enjoys playing golf, being outdoors, watching movies and spending time with friends ... Athletes most admired are Roger Federer and Tiger Woods ... Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer ... Owns a 5 handicap in golf ... Father was a tennis Cambridge Blue.