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Michael Smith
Houston, Texas
 
The Kinkaid School
Junior, Class of 2017
 

Overall Record: 31-19 #281 on This Week's Recruiting List
GENERAL INFORMATION
 Height: 6' 3"
 Weight: 167 lbs
 Plays: Right-handed
 H.S. Coach: Ross Shaw
 Private Coaches:   Josip Juric & Evghenii Corduneanu
 Favorite Player: Unknown
 

TOURNAMENTS
2/2016
Michael's UTR Competitiveness 80%
Federer & Nadal UTR Competitiveness 80%
Blue Chips UTR Competitiveness 30-50%

B18-Mar-USTA Echometer SCMZ Singles-1st Place & Doubles SF

2015:
B16-Jan-USTA San Antonio SCMZ-L3- Singles- R3
B16-Mar-USTA Echometer SCMZ-Consol Singles- Finalist
B16-Jun-USTA TX Grand Slam SCMZ- Singles- R5
B16-July-USTA Waco Team Championships- 3rd Plc in finals out of 12 teams.
July-ITA Summer Circuit Dallas- Won Singles R1. Singles R2 went
6-4 6-2 against seed #2. Division 1 player.
B16-July-USTA San Antonio SCMZ- Singles- 5th Plc. - Finals
B18-Aug-USTA Arlington SCMZ- Singles 4th Plc. & Doubles- Finalist
B18-Oct-USTA SATA SCMZ Excellence- Singles- F-W
B18-Oct-USTA Oklahoma Closed Regionals- Singles-PL-S & Doubles-SF

2014:
B16-Jan-USTA San Antonio SCMZ- L3/TX2- Singles-Finalist
& Doubles-SF
B18-Adv Div USTA Jr Team Tennis Spring Section Championships w Westheimer Indoor Tennis Facility. Team:TORNEDOS
2/23/14 Michael (L1) won B18 Singles & B18 Doubles (Humble,TX)
3/23/14 Michael won B18 Singles & Mix Doubles Finalist (Houston,TX)
B16-May- USTA Houston SCMZ- L4/TX3- Singles Cons Champion
B16-June-USTA Texas Grand Slam- L3/TX1- Singles- 5Q
B16-July-USTA Alamo City SCMZ- TX4- Singles-CSF & Doubles-SF
B16-Aug-USTA Arlington SCMZ-TX4- Doubles Champion

2013:
B14-June-USTA Texas Grand Slam (College Station, TX)- Singles- 4Q
B14-July-USTA Regional Tournament Segment (Dallas,TX)-SinglesCSF
B14-July-USTA Abilene SCMZ- Singles-Finalist & Doubles-Semi Finalist
B14-July-MCCTA Men's Open-Singles-Cons Finalist
B14-Sept-USTA Excellence (Richardson,TX)-singles-Cons Finalist
B16-Oct-USTA Regional Tournament (Midland,TX)
B16-Nov-USTA Katy SCMZ- Singles-Semi Finals

2012:
IMG/Bollettieri Discovery Open B12 (Florida)

HIGH SCHOOL
2016
Junior (Michael) team captain. Playing line 1 singles

PRACTICE MATCHES:
2/19/16 Kinkaid varsity won FIRST PLACE at MET
Michael was L1 A-singles CHAMPION!!!
Defeated: St Johns HS, Hou Christian HS, Strake Jesuit HS, St Thomas HS, John Cooper HS, & Concordia Lutheran HS.
3/1/16 Kinkaid varsity defeated Emery/Weiner singles & doubles (4-1)
3/30/16 Kinkaid varsity vs. Strake Jesuit (rained out), BUT Michael was winning L1 singles (7-3) 8 game pro set.
COUNTER MATCHES:
3/4/16 Kinkaid varsity defeated Episcopal HS singles & doubles (5-0)
3/5/16 Kinkaid varsity lost to St Mary's Hall (2-3)
4/1/16 Kinkaid varsity lost to St Andrew's HS (2-3) BUT Michael won L1 singles.
4/2/16 Kinkaid varsity defeated St Stevens HS singles & doubles (5-0)
4/4/16 Kinkaid varsity defeated Houston Christian HS singles & doubles (3-2)
4/5/16 Kinkaid varsity defeated John Cooper HS singles & doubles (3-2)
4/21/16 Kinkaid varsity defeated St Johns School singles & doubles (3-2)

SPC TOURNAMENT
Opening: Kinkaid varsity defeated Cistercian Prep (4-1). Michael won L1
Qrts: Kinkaid varsity defeated St. Marks (3-2). Michael won L1
SF: Kinkaid varsity defeated Houston Christian (3-2). Michael won L1
F: Kinkaid varsity SPC 2nd place

2015

Sophomore (Michael) playing line 1 singles

PRACTICE MATCHES:
2/20/15 Kinkaid varsity won FIRST PLACE at MET.
Michael was L1 A-singles finalist.
2/27/15 Kinkaid varsity lost to Strake Jesuit (3-6), BUT
Michael won L1 singles & L2 doubles against Strake Jesuit.
3/4/15 Kinkaid varsity defeated Emery/Weiner singles & doubles (3-2)
3/26/15 Kinkaid varsity defeated St Johns singles & doubles (4-1)
COUNTER MATCHES:
3/31/15 Kinkaid varsity defeated John Cooper singles & doubles (4-1)
4/7/15 Kinkaid varsity defeated Houston Christian singles & doubles (5-0)
4/9/15 Kinkaid varsity defeated St Andrews's singles & doubles (3-2)
4/9/15 Kinkaid varsity defeated St Steven's singles & doubles (3-2)
4/17/15 Kinkaid varsity defeated Episcopal singles & doubles (5-0)
4/21/15 Kinkaid varsity defeated St. Mary's Hall singles & doubles (5-0)
4/21/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated St. John's singles & doubles (5-0)
SOUTH ZONE CHAMPIONS!!! SEED #1

SPC TOURNAMENT:
QTR Kinkaid varsity defeated Oakridge School 4-1. Michael won L1.
SF Kinkaid varsity defeated St Marks 3-2. Michael won L1
F Michael L1 lost in 3rd set against Greenhill L1.
Great nail biting match!!!

Kinkaid Varsity
Overall record: 9-2
SPC Tournament Rank: 2nd

10th Grade, Michael earned:
ALL SPC Award and ALL Zonal
Second Year Letter Winner

2014
Freshman (Michael) playing line 2 & Senior playing line 1.

Team: FALCONS
2/28/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated Strake Jesuit singles & doubles (10-2).
3/7/14 Michael won line 2 singles draw FINALS for KINKAID at MET.
Defeated: Awty HS, St John's HS, John Cooper HS, Episcopal HS,
St Thomas HS, Houston Christian HS, & Concordia Lutheran HS.
3/28/13 Kinkaid varsity defeated St. Stephen's singles & doubles (5-0).
3/29/13 Kinkaid varsity defeated St. Andrew's singles & doubles (5-0).
4/2/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated Awty HS singles & doubles (5-0).
4/8/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated Houston Christian singles & doubles(5-0).
4/11/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated St. Mary's Hall singles & doubles (5-0).
4/17/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated John Cooper HS singles & doubles (5-0).
4/22/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated St John's School singles & doubles (3-2). Michael's singles win secured Kinkaid's South Zone #1 placement. He was the only one that won singles. Crucial game for Kinkaid.
4/25/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated EHS singles & doubles (5-0).

SOUTH ZONE CHAMPIONS!!! Seed #1
Kinkaid Varsity
Overall Record: 9-0
Conference Record: 7-0
SPC Tournament Rank: 2nd

9th Grade, Michael earned:
ALL SOUTH ZONE Award
First Year Letter Winner

2013
8th grade, Michael earned:
Tennis Athletic Recognition Award.
Cross Country Meet Placement Medal
Recommended by MS coaches for Varsity tennis & varsity volleyball.

4/26/13 HJPC tournament- Kinkaid 8th grade tennis team won.
Michael- singles & doubles champion & team MVP.

2012
7th grade, Kinkaid Middle School volleyball team best server.

TENNIS CAMPS
Josip Juric Tennis Camp 2015, 2016
IMG/Bollettieri Tennis Camp 2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2014
Saviano High Performance Tennis Camp 2014
Sanchez Casal Tennis Camp 2013
Newks Tennis Camp 2012
Rick Macci Tennis Camp 2011
USTA National-Competition Training Center (TX) 11/10/2010-5/28/2011

ACADEMY
IMG/Bollettieri Tennis Academy
Juric Tennis Academy-----(coach Josip Juric)
King Daddy-- (coach Todd Folsom)
Madden Tennis----(coach Shuon Madden)
Westheimer High Performance---(coach Bernard McAdoo)
Houston Racquet Club---(coach Chris Bovett)

 
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