Austin Akers
Austin Akers

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Lexington Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Akers' Career Singles Records

Season Overall Dual Tour. Fall Big Ten No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2010-11 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
2011-12 4-7 1-0 --- 3-7 --- --- --- --- 1-0 --- ---
Career 4-7 1-0 --- 3-7 --- --- --- --- 1-0 --- ---

Akers' Career Doubles Records

Season Overall Dual Tour. Fall Big Ten No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2010-11 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
2011-12 8-3 --- --- 8-3 --- --- --- ---
Career 8-3 --- --- 8-3 --- --- --- ---
Austin Akers Photo Gallery

2011-12 Singles: In the spring he defeatedJim Capalbo of Western Illinois 6-0, 6-0 ...posted a fall record of 3-7 ...competed in the Big Ten singles tournament ... played in the Wildcat Invitational ... competed in the ITA Midwest Regional qualifying draw ... posted a 2-1 record at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic

2011-12 Doubles:Finished the fall season with an 8-3 record ...won the back draw of the Flight B Big Ten Doubles tournament... paired with Larsen they reached the semifinals of the Wildcat Invitational ... played in the ITA Midwest Regional doubles main draw ... went 3-0 at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic

2010-11:
Joined the Badgers in Jan. 2011 ... did not compete during spring season

Before Wisconsin: Attended Lexington Catholic High School and played tennis for coach Anne Tramontin ... named all-state as a senior with a 19-2 record ... three-time all-region honoree ... team posted 18-3 record as a junior, went 17-3 as a sophomore and finished 15-5 as a freshman

Personal: Born in Lexington, Ky. ... parents are Mike and Sherry Akers ... last name is pronounced "acres" ... has one sister, Audrey ... undecided major ... completed 60 hours of community service in high school

Why Wisconsin?
I chose Wisconsin for the campus, the coaches and the athletic tradition.

ON WISCONSIN
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