Kyle Seelig

Player profile

  • Hometown Hatfield, Pa.
  • High School Plumstead Christian School
  • Year RS Junior
  • HT 5-9
  • WT 170

Ohio State Career Honors – 2018 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team … 2018 ITA Scholastic Athlete … 2018 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar … 2017, 18 Academic All-Big Ten … 2016, 17, 18 OSU Scholar-Athlete

2017-18 (Redshirt-Sophomore)

Earned a singles record of 32-10 in the 2017-18 season … 32 singles wins was tied for most on the Ohio State roster last season Seelig posted a record of 6-4 versus nationally ranked opponents including a win against then No. 31 Aron Hiltzik of Illinois … Kyle ended the campaign on an 11-match singles win streak, including wins against Logan Staggs of No. 2 UCLA and Alan Gadjiev of No. 1 Wake Forrest to finish out the season … Finished the season with the most tournament wins in singles for Ohio State, posting a record of 10-4 

2016-17 (Redshirt-Freshman)

Had a great first season on the court, finishing with a singles record of 30-7 … Was 2-3 in his five doubles matches … Went 24-5 in dual matches during the spring, including 6-0 at the No. 5 spot and 10-3 at the No. 6 spot … Started the year with his first collegiate victory en route to advancing to the round of 16 at the ITA Midwest Regional … Then made a run to the finals of the Big Ten Singles Championship, finishing runner-up to Northwestern’s Dominik Stary … Started the spring by going undefeated in his first 11 matches, winning eight of those matches … Defeated Jochen Bertsch of No. 4 Oklahoma in the Buckeyes’ home match against the Sooners in March and then knocked-off Runhao Hua of Michigan 7-6, 6-1 … After losing back-to-back matches in the middle of the Big Ten season, he rallied to go undefeated in his next eight matches to help the Buckeyes clinch their 12th-straight Big Ten regular season crown, win the Big Ten Tournament and make a run to the semifinals of the NCAA Championship … That run included a critical comeback 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 victory over TCU’s Trevor Johnson in the NCAA Quarterfinals

2015-16 (Freshman)

Redshirted

Prior to Ohio State

Blue Chip recruit and five star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net … Ranked No. 17 in the class of 2015 by Tennis RPI … Two-time PIAA State singles champion … Was a High School Tennis All-American as a senior … Never lost a high school match … Letterwinner in both tennis and baseball at Plumstead … Advanced to the consolation semifinals at the USTA Boys’ 18 National Clay Court Championship … Finished runner-up in the consolation draw at the USTA Boys’ 16 National Championship in July … Won USTA National Opens in the Boys’ 16 draw … Lost in the finals of the The Kinetix Kup Philadelphia Championships … Received the Wes Richards Sportsmanship Award in 2014 by the USTA … Won a Gold Ball in doubles at the USTA National Boys’ 12s Championship in 2010 … Won the Boys’ 18 Singles L3 Sectional Tournament … Lost in the round of 16 at the USTA National Selection Tournament but rebounded to win the consolation bracket … Biggest tennis thrill was earning the opportunity to compete on court in the Arthur Ashe Kids at the 2013 US Open against Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams in a target hitting competition and winning to the event to raise $15,000 for his training facility, Legacy Youth Tennis and Education.

Personal

Born Sept. 17, 1997 … Son of Kurt and Grace Seelig … Has three siblings – Tyler, Connor and Colby.