ORU Men's Tennis BIO
 Fabian Zierleyn

Was 7-8 in singles play, with a team-best 3-3 Southland Conference Record... Won three straight match from January 18-February 2... Earned his first SLC victory over Timo Kranz of New Orleans, 6-2, 6-2... Added SLC wins over Jair Assuncao of Incarnate Word, 7-5, 6-3, and Borja Cortes of Abilene Christian, 6-4, 6-2... Won three matches from the No. 1 spot... Went 8-7 in doubles play, with a 2-4 SLC record... Earned wins over Wichita State and South Dakota State... Teamed with Michael Sosnowski to win five straight doubles matches from March 8-April 12, including SLC wins over Lamar and Incarnate Word.

- Southland Conference Player of the Week (2/19)

Was ORU's top player as a freshman, going 8-10 from the No. 1 singles spot... Posted a 1-4 Southland Conference record... Earned his first collegiate victory with a 3-6, 7-6, 10-6 win over Christoph Haertel of Western Illinois... Dropped Caison Best of Army, 6-1, 6-3... Earned Southland Conference Player of the Week honors after upending Santiago Munoz of Arkansas, 7-5, 7-6... Came back to beat Conner Tieszen of Omaha, 5-7, 6-1, 7-5... Was a 6-1, 7-6 victor over Adrien Delvaux of Metro State... Walloped Cameron McLendon of John Brown, 6-0, 6-2... Earned his SLC victory with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 result over Thomas Panoulas of Texas-Pan American... Earned his last win over Nicolas Plaza of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 6-3, 7-5... Posted a 6-10 doubles mark, including a 2-3 SLC record... Earned pairs wins over teams from Omaha, Metro State, John Brown, Texas-Pan American, Lamar and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Played at Ubbo Emmius Gymnasium in Leer, Germany for Head Coach Rolf Wibben.

Son of Helmut and Jutta Zierleyn... Plans to major in Business and Management at ORU... Favorite professional athlete is Roger Federer.

Height: 6'2"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Leer, Germany
High School: Ubbo Emmius Gymnasium