Minnesota opens tournament play with a match against No. 10 seed Indiana
Minnesota finished 5-6 in Big Ten play to earn at No. 7 seed in the conference tournament
Minnesota took a 1-0 lead with wins at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles but fell, 5-1, to the 10th-ranked Illini.
Juan Pablo Ramirez clinched the win for the Gophers in his final match at the Baseline Tennis Center
The Gopher will host Michigan Friday at 6 p.m. and Michigan State Sunday at noon for Senior Day.
Leandro Toledo Action Photos
2012-13 SOPHOMORE SEASON: All-Big Ten First Team Voted by his teammates to receive the Len Bailey Award, given to the player who best exemplifies grit, determination, and team spirit Boasted the highest winning percentage on the team with 25-11 (.694) overall singles record in 2012-13 Marked a 17-7 record in dual competition Went 9-2 in conference action to help the Gopher squad finish second in the Big Ten Conference, the highest finish for the program since 2000 Was 4-5 against ranked opponents Finished the year ranked No. 80 in the ITA singles poll Ended the season with a seven-match winning streak Had notable wins against No. 42 Jared Hiltzik, No. 76 Vlad Stefan, and No. 96 James McKie Defeated VCU's Alexis Huegas in two sets to help the Gophers advance into the second round of the NCAA Tournament Paired with Eric Frueh in doubles to form the team's most dominant doubles duo with an 11-5 overall record, all from the No. 3 spot Posted an 8-4 record during the fall season Represented Minnesota at the ITA All-American Championships (Oct. 1-4) after receiving an automatic bid Became the first Golden Gopher to qualify for the National Indoor Championships since 2002 with a second-place finish at the ITA Central Region Championship (Oct. 18-22) Earned a two-set win over Santa Clara's John Lamble in the first round of National Indoors Paired with Rok Bonin in doubles for the Regional Tournament and defeated teams from Wichita State and Southern Illinois-Carbondale to advance to the quarterfinal round.
2011-12 FRESHMAN SEASON:All-Big Ten First TeamLed Minnesota with a 23-11 overall record (12-8 in dual matches and 11-3 in fall tournaments) Was 17-11 overall in doubles (14-7 in dual matches and 3-4 in fall tournaments) Went 7-4 in the Big Ten, while playing all his matches at No. 2 singles Was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year, becoming the fourth Gopher to receive the honor and the first since Harsh Mankad in 2000 Teammates voted him to the winner of the Len Bailey award, which is presented to the player who shows the most grit and determination Between the fall and spring, Toledo played in 17 matches that needed three sets and he was 11-6 in those matches He defeated three top-30 opponents in the fall and posted two more wins against ranked foes in the spring, including a 6-4, 5-7, 6-0 win versus No. 31 Roy Kalmanovich of Illinois (4/1) Found the most doubles success with Juan Pablo Ramirez, as they went 13-4 in dual matches Duo was 3-4 at No. 2 doubles and 10-0 at the third position (began the spring season 10-0 before moving up to the second position) Combined to go 9-2 in Big Ten play with Ramirez.
PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Attended Gymnasium auf der Karthause in Germany, playing with former Gophers Tobias Wernet and Julian Dehn Placed second in the German national school championships Came in third at the U16 and U18 German championships Competed in 2010 Australian Junior Open Won of two ITF Grade Four indoor championships in Oslo, Norway and was runner-up of the ITF Grade Four in Hamburg, Germany Also competed for the Sportpark Windhagen club team.
PERSONAL: Plans to major in international business Also enjoys playing soccer Son of Meike and Raul-Enrique Toledo Born May 5, 1992.