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Augustana College - IL Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. III
Location:Rock Island, IL
Head Coach:Jon Miedema
Assistant Coach:Scott Stegemann
Institution Type:Private
Environment:Large city
Student Population:2,500+

Conference Highlights
2012-13 Augustana Vikings
Augustana Season Statistics (Through matches of May 04, 2013)
Overall record: 19-11 CCIW: 3-2 Region: 5-4 Home: 6-3 Away: 7-4 Neutral: 6-4
vs National ranked: 0-0 vs Regional ranked: 1-3

Ranked #25 in central region.

CCIW Finish: 3rd place at conference tournament
CCIW All-Conference: Lawrence Palmer (1st team)
School Records: Career singles wins – 68, Colin Arnold; Career doubles wins – 84, Colin Arnold; Career total wins – 152, Colin Arnold; Single-season doubles wins (Team) – 20, Colin Arnold/Kevin Bayles; Career Singles winning percentage - .816, Patrick Lenz
CCIW “Player of the Week”: Connor Woolf (02/05/14); Lawrence Palmer (02/12/14); Colin Arnold (04/02/14); Andy Wall (04/09/14)
John R. Olson “Most Valuable Player”: Lawrence Palmer
Hardest Worker: Patrick Lenz, Austin Schoeck
CCIW Individual Flight Champions: Jonathon Elsey (No. 5 singles); John Alexander/Nicholas Prabhakar and Connor Woolf /Jonathon Elsey (No. 3 doubles-tie)

Single Season Singles Wins: 20, Patrick Lenz (T-5th)
Single Season Win Percentage: .923 (12-1), Jonathon Elsey (3rd)
Career Singles Wins: 68, Colin Arnold (1st); 65, Kevin Bayles (3rd); 62, Andy Wall (5th)
Career Singles Win Percentage: .816 (31-7), Patrick Lenz (1st)
Single Season Doubles Wins (Team): 20, Colin Arnold/Kevin Bayles (1st); 17, Austin Schoeck/Connor Woolf (T-9th)
Career Doubles Wins (Team): 33, Lawrence Palmer/Andy Wall (9th)
Career Doubles Wins (Individual): 84, Collin Arnold (1st); 69, Andy Wall (4th); 58, Kevin Bayles (T-10th)
Career Doubles Winning Percentage (Team): .773 (17-5), Austin Schoeck/Connor Woolf (5th); .697 (23-10), Colin Arnold/Kevin Bayles (8th)
100-Win Club: 152, Collin Arnold (1st); 131, Andy Wall (4th); 123, Kevin Bayles (7th)
Individual Achievements
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS: Finished with a 19-11 dual meet record ...Finished fourth in the CCIW tournament... Defeated North Central 5-0 in the first round, lost to Wheaton 5-4 in the semifinals and to Carthage 5-4 in the third-place match.


2012-13 STARTERS LOST: (2) Jack Cullen (Edgewood HS, Madison, Wis.)... 2nd in the CCIW at #3 singles... Went 9-7 in singles play... 18-11 doubles record (mostly with Colin Arnold at #2 and Kevin Bayles at #3)... 4th in school history with 59 career singles wins... Tied for 3rd with 67 doubles wins... Teamed with Colin Arnold for the 3rd-most doubles wins (42) in school history and 5th-best career winning percentage (.737)... 4th in total career wins (126) at Augustana. William Palmer (Schiller International School, Leicester, England)... CCIW #5 singles champion...12-12 singles mark, primarily at #3... 15-14 doubles record (mostly with Harald Olsson at #2 and Kevin Bayles at #3).

2012-13 STARTERS RETURNING: (6) Colin Arnold (Sterling HS, Sterling, Ill.), Senior... 2nd in the CCIW at #2 singles... 2nd in the CCIW (with Andy Wall) at #1 doubles... Posted a 14-6 record in singles... 20-7 doubles record... Teamed with Jack Cullen for the 3rd-most doubles wins (42) in school history and 5th-best career winning percentage (.737)... Tied for 9th at Augustana in career singles winning percentage (.708)... 8th in career doubles wins (61)... 7th in total career wins (112). Kevin Bayles (Homewood-Flossmoor HS, Flossmoor, Ill.), Senior... Vikings' Hardest Worker Award... 2nd-most singles wins (22) in a season in school history... CCIW #2 doubles champion (with Harald Olsson)... Went 22-12 in singles play and 25-7 in doubles. Harald Olsson (Lidingo, Sweden), Sophomore... CCIW #2 doubles champion (with Kevin Bayles)... 2nd in the CCIW at #4 singles... 9-20 singles mark, mostly at #2... 15-8 doubles record, primarily at #2. Lawrence Palmer (Schiller International School, El Prat de Llobregat, Spain), Junior... 1st team All-CCIW... Augustana's John R. Olson Most Valuable Player... Two-time CCIW Player of the Week... Went 16-11 as Vikings' #1 singles player... 18-14 doubles record, including 17-10 with Andy Wall at #1. Andy Wall (Notre Dame Academy, De Pere, Wis.), Senior... 2nd in the CCIW (with Colin Arnold) at #1 doubles... Posted a 16-15 singles record, mostly at #4... 22-14 doubles record, including 17-10 with Lawrence Palmer at #1... Tied for 12th in school history with 101 combined singles and doubles wins. Grant Wick (Windsor HS, Fort Collins, Colo.), Senior... Posted a 15-8 singles record playing at numbers 3 through 6... 3-5 doubles mark.

CCIW Finish: 4th place at conference tournament
CCIW All-Conference: Lawrence Palmer (1st team)
Single Season Singles Wins: 22, Kevin Bayles (2nd) Single Season Win Percentage: .917 (11-1), Patrick Lenz (3rd) Career Singles Wins: 59, Jack Cullen (4th) Career Singles Win Percentage: .708 (51-21), Colin Arnold (T-9th) Single Season Doubles Wins (Team): 17, Lawrence Palmer/Andy Wall (T-8th) Single Season Doubles Win Pct. (Team): .833 (10-2), Kevin Bayles/Will Palmer (9th) Career Doubles Wins (Team): 42, Colin Arnold/Jack Cullen (3rd)
Career Doubles Wins (Individual): 67, Jack Cullen (T-3rd); 61, Collin Arnold (8th) Career Doubles Winning Percentage (Team): .737 (42-15), Colin Arnold/Jack Cullen (5th)
100 Win Club: 126, Jack Cullen (4th); 112, Collin Arnold (7th); 101, Andy Wall (T-12th)
CCIW "Player of the Week": Lawrence Palmer (03/13/12, 04/17/13); Andy Wall (02/06/13)

John R. Olson "Most Valuable Player": Lawrence Palmer
Hardest Worker: Kevin Bayles

CCIW Individual Flight Champions: Will Palmer (No. 5 singles); John Alexander (No. 6 singles); Kevin Bayles/Harald Olsson (No. 2 doubles); Austin Schoeck/Patrick Lenz (No. 3 doubles)
Coaching Achievements
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 309-781-6808

Jon Miedema stepped into the role as the head coach for mens and womens tennis at Augustana in June of 2011. Miedema, the 13 th coach in Viking history for the women and the 20 th on the mens side of the ledger.

In his 2 years the women's team is 31-20 with a 4th place finish in 2011 and 2nd place finish in 2012.

On the men's side, Augustana is 35-22 overall with Miedema at the helm. The Vikings have lost 5-4 in the semi-finals of conference the last 2 seasons.

Miedema comes to the Vikings after spending one season (2010-11) as the head men tennis coach at Grace Bible College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. However, he has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the game. He served as the assistant coach for the womens team at Calvin College, his alma mater, during the spring of 2011. He helped lead the Knights to a 19-4 overall record and a second round advancement in the NCAA Division III Championships.

Miedema served as a tennis instructor for three years at the Michigan Athletic Club, noted as one of the top clubs in the Midwest. He also worked as an instructor at the Centennial Country Club in Grand Rapids from 2004 through 2006.

As a player at Calvin he served as team captain during his senior season of 2005. He was a first team all-conference selection in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association.
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