University of Iowa Athletics

Michael Swank

Height 6-6
Class Fr.
Hometown Lawrence, Kan.
Previous School Lawrence Free State

Spring 2014 — Posted a 9-14 singles record… finished 7-15 in doubles action… opened the season winning five-of-six matches, including defeating Minnesota’s Juan Pablo Ramirez, 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3, in the No. 6 slot… picked up conference victories over Michigan State’s Mac Roy, 7-5, 6-3, and Michael Sellitto of Indiana, 2-6, 6-0, 6-3… won four-of-five doubles matches stretching from Feb. 28 to March 15… collected a conference victory over Jalalov/Wikberg of Wisconsin at the No. 1 slot, 8-7 (7-3)… team’s recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

Fall 2013 — Posted a 4-6 record in singles action . . . finished 5-6 in doubles play . . . won three-straight doubles matches at the Purdue Invitational with teammate Joey White to advance to the Flight A consolation title match . . . won the flight C consolation doubles title with teammate Nils Hallestrand at the Wake Forest Invitational . . . defeated Mac Roy and Doug Zade of Michigan State, 8-3, at Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament paired with Nils Hallestrand.

Spring 2013 — Posted a 3-8 record in singles action . . . registered a 10-12 record in doubles play . . . won three-straight singles matches from Jan. 27 through Feb. 9 . . . won first five doubles matches of season paired with Garret Dunn . . . defeated No. 51 Anis Ghrobel and James McKie of Drake, 8-6, in doubles paired with Garret Dunn . . . academic All-Big Ten honoree . . . letterwinner.

Fall 2012 — Posted a 2-3 record in singles action . . . registered a 1-3 record in doubles play . . . won two-straight singles matches at the Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament . . . defeated Young and Chen of Penn State in doubles, 8-6, at the Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament paired with Garret Dunn.

2012 Spring — Played entire season at No. 1 doubles . . . finished with team-high eight doubles victories . . . had three Big Ten No. 1 doubles wins . . . defeated No. 13 doubles team in nation against Michigan . . . defeated No. 33 doubles team in nation against Minnesota . . . made collegiate dual singles debut on Feb. 19 against Western Michigan . . . played in three singles matches at No. 5 and No. 6 positions . . . letterwinner.

2011 Fall — Finished with 3-3 record in singles and 3-3 mark in doubles play . . . won two singles matches at Wildcat Invitational . . . defeated Northwestern[apos]s Tobias Reitz in Big Ten Indoors . . . earned doubles win with Garret Dunn at Wildcat Invitational . . . earned two doubles wins with Dunn at Big Ten Indoors.

Spring 2011 — Did not see action . . . letterwinner.

Fall 2010 —Competed in Purdue Fall Invitational . . . reached quarterfinals in Flight C singles main draw . . . finished with a 2-1 record.

High School —Attended Lawrence Free State High School in Lawrence, Kansas . . . eighth place at state in singles freshman year . . . 2nd place in conference meet . . . seventh place at state in singles sophomore year . . . 1st place in conference meet, team placed second . . . sixth place at state in singles junior year . . . 1st place in conference, team placed first . . . injured senior year.

Personal —Born July 7, 1991, in Dallas, Texas . . . father is Tom Swank mother is Julie Swank (alma-maters of Miami of Ohio) . . . one sister (Katie) . . . finance major.

Season (Singles) #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2010-11 2-1 2-1 .666
2012-13 0-6 3-2 0-5 3-8 2-3 5-11 .313
2013-14 1-0 3-2 5-12 3-8 9-14 4-6 13-20 .393
Career 1-0 3-9 8-16 3-15 12-25 12-13 23-38 .377
Season (Doubles) #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2010-11
2012-13 6-5 1-3 3-4 3-7 10-12 1-3 11-15 .423
2013-14 7-14 0-1 1-9 7-15 5-6 12-21 .364
Career 20-32 2-5 3-4 7-24 25-41 9-12 34-53 .390