Michael Sicora  
Michael Sicora

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Buffalo, Minn.

High School:
Buffalo HS

Height:
6-0


05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

04/22/2012

Gophers End Regular Season With 6-1 Win At Iowa

Minnesota finishes 8-3 in the Big Ten

04/20/2012

Gophers Earn Senior Day Sweep Against Nebraska

No. 35 Minnesota downed 71st-ranked Nebraska 7-0 on Senior Day on Friday

04/19/2012

Gophers End Regular Season With Nebraska, At Iowa

Minnesota will honor seniors Arndt, Dehn and Sicora on Friday

04/06/2012

Gophers Defeat Penn State, Move to 4-2 in Big Ten

No. 47 Minnesota won a close doubles point and won three of the first four singles matches to win 5-2

06/04/2012

G:60 - Michael Sicora

Gopher tennis player Michael Sicora is featured in this G:60.

10/18/2011

Michael Sicora

Michael Sicora Action Photos

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2011-12 • SENIOR SEASON: In fall season, went 7-6 in singles and 5-4 in doubles • Won seven of first 10 singles matches • Won two matches at the Wildcat Invitational in Evanston, Ill. (10/21-22), the Big Ten Indoors in Iowa City, Iowa (10/28-31), and at the Gopher Invitational (11/3-6) • Reached third set of semifinal matchup against Jonathan Schwerin of Marquette at Wildcat Invitational • Paired with Eric Frueh, won four of first five double matches of the fall, including two wins at the both the Wildcat Invitational and the Big Ten Indoors.

2010-11 • JUNIOR SEASON: Had a fall singles record of 4-5 • Three of four wins came in three sets • Beat Chris Hasyn of Penn State and Drew Lied of Michigan State to reach Round of 16 at Big Ten Indoor Tournament in East Lansing, Mich. (10/30) • Went 4-3 in doubles in the fall, playing all but one match partnered with Eddie Svenda • Split four singles matches and did not compete in doubles during the spring • Secured a Minnesota win against Purdue with a 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 win over Pawel Poziomski on 4/10.










2009-10 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Went 8-12 in singles and 7-8 in doubles • Led the team in doubles victories during the fall with four different partners • Went 2-1 in singles matches at the Pepperdine Invitational (9/24-27) with straight-set wins over Pepperdine's Alejandro Moreno 6-4, 6-2 and Arizona's Andres Carrasco 6-0, 7-5 • Totaled a 4-3 doubles record with Phillip Arndt, taking two wins at the Harvard Invitational (10/9-11) and two victories at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (10/30-11/2) • Joined Tobias Wernet for an 8-6first round doubles win over Orhan Spahic and Jordan Snyder of Southern Illinois at the ITA Regional Tournament (10/22).

2008-09 FRESHMAN SEASON: Totaled a 20-9 singles record and 15-15 doubles mark • Went 5-2 in Big Ten play •won the team's Bob McNamara Unsung Hero Award • Competed at No. 1 doubles in the NCAA tournament with Tobias Wernet and finished ranked 71st nationally in doubles • Posted a 12-7 doubles record with Wernet, primarily at No. 1 position • Won four straight matches to reach the semifinals of the ITA Midwest Regional (10/16-20) in doubles, beating 39th-ranked Mortiz Baumann and Marek Michalicka of Wisconsin in the third round • Won three straight singles matches to qualify for the ITA Regional main draw and then defeated Xavier's Doug Matthews in the first round • Lost to 26th-ranked Austen Childs of Louisville in the second round • Did not play a three-set match or match tiebreaker the entire season as all 29 singles matches were decided in straight sets • Did not drop consecutive matches all season and longest winning streak was four matches.

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA: Attended Buffalo High School • Head coach was Jeff Lindstrom • Won state Class AA singles championships in 2006 and 2008 • Reached the state semifinals as a junior • Concluded his high school career with a 154-16 record and won five straight conference championships • Team won conference title three straight years and a sectional championship • One of 40 student-athletes nationwide honored as a tennis All-American by the National High School Tennis All-American Foundation, earning the honor in 2007 and 2008 • Member of three junior Davis Cup teams • Earned six varsity letters in tennis • Earned the USTA national sportsmanship award in 2008 and the USTA Northern Section sportsmanship honor in 2007 • Won nearly 50 USTA junior tournaments and won nearly 400 USTA matches • Ranked as high as No. 25 in USTA and No.31 by tennisrecruiting.net • Finalist of under-16 national open and reached quarterfinals of under-18 national open • Finalist in doubles at under-18 national open • Graduated with a 4.0 grade point average.

PERSONAL: Finance major • Son of Robert Sicora and Kimberly Carlson • Born September 15, 1989.