2011 Spring — competed at No. 3 and 4 positions… compiled 9-11 dual match record and 2-8 Big Ten record… finished the season with a 14-17 overall record… competed at No. 2 and 3 spots in doubles with four different partners… recorded 10-19 mark (2-8 Big Ten) in doubles… Academic all-Big Ten selection for third consecutive season… letterwinner
2010 Fall — Competed in four tournaments…5-6 overall singles record…posted three consecutive singles wins at Purdue Fall Invitational to reach Flight A Consolation finals match…singles victory at ITA Central Region Championships and Big Ten Indoor Championships…5-4 overall doubles record with Will Vasos to lead team in doubles wins…two wins in doubles main draw at ITA Regionals…two wins in Flight A consolations at Big Ten Indoors.
Hawk Item — Named academic all-Big Ten twice.
2010 Spring — Compiled singles record of 13-6 at No. 6 position… finished 6-3 in Big Ten action… co-winner of team’s Outstanding Singles Record… finished 2-2 in doubles play with Reinoud Haal, going 1-0 at No. 2 spot and 1-2 at No. 3 position… finished 2-0 in conference action… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2009 Fall — Competed in three tournaments… finished with singles record of 3-7… went 5-4 in doubles play, competing with Tom Mroziewicz (2-1), Garret Dunn (1-1) and Nikita Zotov (2-2).
2009 Spring — Did not see action… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.
2008 Fall — Competed at Northwestern Invite… posted singles record of 2-2… paired up with Reinoud Haal to finish 1-2 in doubles play.
2008 Spring — Competed at #2 and #3 doubles positions… went 6-5 overall in dual play and 2-3 against Big Ten competition… letterwinner.
2007 Fall — Competed in three tournaments… went 4-3 in singles matches… posted a 4-2 record in doubles play… went undefeated (3-0) with Patrick Dwyer… posted a 1-0 record with Gentry Kaegi and 0-1 mark with Mat Sawin.
High School — Placed second in doubles at 2007 Lawrence ITA… highest singles ranking was #5-USTA and #1-Missouri Valley… highest doubles ranking was #3-USTA with Abe Souza and #1-Missouri Valley with Abe Souza… earned silver ball in doubles at Winter Nationals… Little Rock National Open Champion… earned bronze ball in doubles at Easter Bowl… National Open doubles finalist in 2007…St. Louis National Clays finalist… four-year Principal’s honor roll student… four-year academic achievement award winner… Kansas honor scholar.
Personal — Born June 9, 1989… parents are Kristopher and Susan Kauss… pre-medicine major.
|Season (Singles)||#3||#4||#6||Big Ten||Dual||Tourn.||Overall||Pct.|
|Season (Doubles)||#2||#3||Big Ten||Dual||Tourn.||Overall||Pct.|