University of Iowa Athletics

Mitch Beckert

Height 6-1
Class Jr.
Hometown Davenport, Iowa
High School Central

2011 Fall – Finished with 5-6 singles record…won three matches at season-opening Purdue Invitational…won singles match at Wildcat Invitational…defeated Wisconsin’s Austin Akers at Big Ten Indoor Championships…earned doubles victory with Andres Estenssoro at Wildcat Invitational…finished with a 1-7 mark in doubles play.

2011 Spring — competed at No. 5 and 6 positions… posted 1-4 dual match record, finishing the season with a 5-9 overall record… played at No. 2 doubles spot with Austen Kauss against Santa Clara…. Academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner

2010 Fall — Competed in three tournaments…first win of season in opening round of Flight B Main Draw at Northwestern Invitational…finished with two wins at Northwestern Invitational…singles victory at ITA Central Regionals…singles victory at Big Ten Indoor Championships…4-5 overall singles record…finished with two doubles victories…earned doubles win in opening round of Flight B Main Draw at Big Ten Indoors with Chase Tomlins.

2010 Spring — Did not see action… Academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2009 Fall — Saw first career action at Northwestern Invite, recording first collegiate victory over Michael Calderone of Western Michigan, 6-3, 7-6… finished with singles record of 3-4… compiled 2-3 doubles record, finishing 1-1 with Tom Mroziewicz and 1-2 with Connor Gilmore.

2009 Spring — Redshirted.

2008 Fall — Redshirted.

High School — Team captain as a senior… finished first in singles and doubles competition in conference meet during sophomore, junior and senior years… as a sophomore finished first in doubles competition at the state meet… finished second in singles during junior year, leading team to state championship… holds record for all-time wins at his high school… four-year letterwinner in golf… member of Key Club and National Honor Society.

Personal — Born July 10, 1989… parents are Carol Walton and Clint Beckert… has one brother, Steven… pre-medicine major.

Season (Singles) #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2009-10 3-4 3-4 .429
Career 0-1 1-3 0-1 1-4 7-9 8-13 .381
Season (Doubles) #2 Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2009-10 2-3 2-3 .400
Career 0-1 4-8 4-9 .308