MSU looks to bolster resume in final weekend before Big Ten Tournament.
2011-2012: Posted 24 singles victories, 13 of them during the spring dual season ... Saw action on courts two through five ... Went undefeated at the Stan Drobac Invitational with three-straight wins ... Advanced to the singles semifinals of the fall Big Ten Indoor Championships with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Michigan's Zhu, a 6-4, 7-5 win over Wisconsin's Larsen, topped Ramirez from Minnesota, 7-6, 6-1 and Iowa's Vasos, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 ... Paired with Aaron Pfister on court one in doubles action, earning ten victories.
2010-2011: Tied for fourth on the team with 20 total victories in singles play, earning victories in the No. 3, 4 and 6 positions ... posted a 9-4 record in tournament play ... Defeated Hartman of then No. 47 DePaul 6-3, 6-4, and Mroziewicz of then No. 60 Iowa 6-4, 6-0 ... Earned an impressive 15 wins in doubles play, with victories over Hamui and Souza of the No. 17 Illinois 9-7 and Graves and Wolf of then No. 75 Northwestern 8-4.
Prior to MSU: Four time letterwinner and three time captain at Brookfield East High School ... Selected as a second team all-state honoree in 2006 .... Named first team all-state from in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Finished third at states his junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Born Feb. 10, 1992 to Robert and Linda Lied ... Mother played tennis at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire ... Plans on majoring in veterinary medicine at MSU.