University of Iowa Athletics

Jonas Dierckx

Height 5-10
Class Fr.
Hometown Lommel, Belgium
High School Kall Topsport - en Sportschool Hasselt

Spring 2014 — Named second-team All-Big Ten… recipient of the Tyler Cleveland MVP Award… posted a 13-10 record in singles action… finished 8-10 in doubles play… achieved first ITA singles ranking of career (No. 124) after defeating No. 54 Raleigh Smith of Northwestern (7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 1-0, retired) and No. 33 Leonard Stakhovsky (6-3, 6-4) in the span of a week… defeated Sven Lalic of Indiana, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), in the No. 1 singles slot… recorded six-straight victories from Feb. 28 through March 18… began the season with five-straight doubles victories with Juan Estenssoro in the No. 2 doubles slot… notched conference wins against Lalic/Tasic of Indiana (8-3) and Zieba/Shropshire of Northwestern (8-4) with Matt Hagan… letterwinner.

Fall 2013 — Finished 7-5 in singles play . . . posted a 5-5 record in doubles action… Won four consecutive matches with doubles partner Matt Hagan at Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament to win the doubles consolation title . . . posted a pair of victories as the ITA All-American Tournament . . . defeated Tomas Hanzlik of Penn State and Kevin Wong of Michigan at Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament.

Spring 2013 — Posted a 10-14 record in singles action . . . recorded a 15-7 record in doubles play . . . won seven-straight singles matches from Jan. 27 through Feb. 27 . . . defeated Bryan Welnetz of Penn State, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3, in the No. 1 singles slot . . . defeated Petr Satral of Wisconsin 6-0, 7-5, in the No. 1 singles slot . . . began the season with six-straight doubles victories paired with Matt Hagan . . . letterwinner.

Fall 2012 — Posted a 9-4 record in singles action . . . registered a 3-3 record in doubles play . . . won three-straight matches at the Penn Invitational to win consolation bracket . . . won four-straight singles matches at Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament to win back draw bracket . . . defeated Grant Ive of Tulsa 4-6, 6-1, 7-6, in the ITA Regionals . . . won straight doubles matches at Purdue Invitational with Matt Hagan.

2012 Spring – Named team’s Most Improved Player . . . finished with 6-6 doubles record with Matt Hagan . . . finished with Big Ten doubles victories against Wisconsin and Indiana’s No. 2 doubles team . . . began season with four consecutive doubles wins . . . earned one doubles victory with Tom Mroziewicz . . . played first ever match at No. 1 singles position on Feb. 5th against DePaul . . . had six dual singles victories . . . finished with Big Ten singles wins over Wisconsin’s Quinton Vega and Nebraska’s Andre Stenger . . . letterwinner.

2011 Fall — Reached semifinals at Big Ten Indoor Championships singles main draw…won four straight singles matches at Big Ten Indoors . . . defeated Indiana’s No. 55 Josh MacTaggart – the top seed in the field – 6-4, 6-4 at the Big Ten Indoors . . .Won Flight B doubles main draw title at Big Ten Indoor Championships with Matt Hagan . . . defeated Wisconsin’s Alex Robles/Alexander Teppert 9-8 in finals match…finished season 9-4 in singles and 5-2 in doubles…had two singles wins at Purdue Invitational…had two singles wins at ITA Central Region Championships…earned singles win at ITA All-American.

Spring 2011 — competed at No. 5 and 6 positions… posted 2-6 dual match record that included 1-5 mark in conference play . . . finished season with 5-12 overall record . . . competed in doubles at No. 1 and 2 spots . . . went 1-1 with Marc Bruche at the top spot . . . at the No. 2 position, posted 4-11 (2-7 Big Ten) mark competing with Austen Kauss and a 0-1 record when teamed with Will Vasos . . . letterwinner.

Fall 2010 — Competed in four tournaments . . . earned first victory as a Hawkeye at Purdue Fall Invitational . . . two singles victories at Northwestern Invitational . . . 3-6 overall singles record . . . two doubles victories in fall season . . . earned win with Marc Bruche at Northwestern Invitational . . . earned doubles win in Flight B Consolations at Big Ten Indoor Championships.

High School —Attended KA2 Topsportschool Hasselt . . . high school coaches were Ruben De Kleijn and Patrick Valkenborghs . . . No. 1 in the National Ranking of Belgium Under-16 . . . 4th place at the World Schools.

Personal —Born September 15, 1992 . . . hometown is Lommel, Belgium . . . father is Walter Dierckx and mother is Martine Fonteyn . . . has one brother (Ides). . . Economics/International business major.

Season (Singles) #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2010-11 2-3 0-3 1-5 2-6 3-6 5-12 .294
2011-12 0-2 4-6 1-5 1-2 2-9 6-15 9-4 15-19 .441
2012-13 3-10 7-4 2-9 10-14 9-4 19-18 .514
2013-14 12-9 1-1 3-8 13-10 7-5 20-15 .571
Career 15-21 12-11 1-5 1-2 2-3 0-3 8-31 31-45 28-19 59-64 .480
Season (Doubles) #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2010-11 1-1 4-12 2-8 5-13 4-7 9-20 .310
2012-13 2-2 13-5 5-5 15-7 3-3 18-10 .643
2013-14 7-9 1-1 3-5 8-10 5-5 13-15 .464
Career 4-4 27-33 4-5 12-27 34-42 17-17 48-54 .471