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

Overall Record: 21-15 #313 on This Week's Recruiting List
GENERAL INFORMATION
 Height: 6' 3"
 Weight: 170 lbs
 Plays: Right-handed
 H.S. Coach: Ross Shaw
 Private Coaches:   Josip Juric & Evghenii Corduneanu
 Favorite Player: Unknown
 

TOURNAMENTS
5/2016 UTR Competitiveness 83%
2/2016 UTR Competitiveness 80%

2016
B18-Mar-USTA Echometer SCMZ Singles-1st Place & Doubles-SF
B18-June-TX Grand Slam- Singles-4Q
B18-July-Natl Clay Court Championship- Won R1 Doubles
R256 Singles: Lost close match. Michael up 4-0 in 3rd set against a
UTR 12.4. Started cramping (4.5 hr match!)

Men's-Sept- $4,000 Eddie Moylan Men's Open at Cornell University
R64 Michael was competitive against UTR 12 player from Canada. Michael was ahead 5-4 in 3rd set. Started cramping.
R2 Michael won match.
3Q Michael was competitive against Seed #5 UTR 13 Binghamton college player from Portugal. They split sets. Michael lost tie brkr (10-8)

2015:
B16-Jan-USTA San Antonio SCMZ-L3- Singles- R3
B16-Mar-USTA Echometer SCMZ-Consol Singles- Finalist
B16-Jun-USTA TX Grand Slam- 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

AWARDS: ALL-SPC TEAM and ALL-SOUTH ZONE
Third Year Letter Winner

Michael & teammates made it to SPC Championship finals
3 years in a row. (2014, 2015, & 2016)

PRACTICE MATCHES:
2/19/16 Kinkaid varsity won FIRST PLACE at MET
Michael was L1 A-singles CHAMPION!!!
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 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 CHAMPIONSHIP:
Opening: Kinkaid varsity defeated Cistercian Prep (4-1). Michael won L1 Singles.
Qrts: Kinkaid varsity defeated St. Marks (3-2). Michael won L1 Singles.
SF: Kinkaid varsity defeated Houston Christian (3-2). Michael won L1 Singles.
F: Kinkaid varsity SPC Championship: 2nd Place Overall

2015

Sophomore (Michael) playing line 1 singles

AWARDS: ALL-SPC TEAM and ALL-SOUTH ZONE
Second Year Letter Winner

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 CHAMPIONSHIP:
QTR Kinkaid varsity defeated Oakridge School 4-1. Michael won L1.
SF Kinkaid varsity defeated St Marks 3-2. Michael won L1
F Kinkaid Varsity SPC Championship: 2nd Place Overall
Kinkaid Overall record: 9-2

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

AWARDS: ALL-SOUTH ZONE
First year Letter Winner

Team: FALCONS
2/28/14 Kinkaid varsity defeated Strake Jesuit singles & doubles (10-2).
3/7/14 Michael won L2 singles draw FINALS for KINKAID at MET.
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 Championship Rank: 2nd

2013
8th grade, Michael earned:
Tennis Athletic Recognition Award.
Cross Country Meet Placement Medal
Recommended by Middle school 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
Saviano High Performance Tennis Camp 2014, 2016
UPenn Exposure Camp 2016
Josip Juric Tennis Camp 2015, 2016
IMG/Bollettieri Tennis Camp 2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2014
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
Lyeons Tennis Academy----(coach Joe Lyeons)
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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