More than 2,500 Conference USA athletes honored
Wrap up trip with match at San Diego State on Thursday
Louisiana-Lafayette up next on February 23
Head west to face ranked pair of teams next weekend
Rice defeated the Islanders 4-0 in the opener of the 56th annual Rice Invite at Jake Hess Tennis Stadium.
Rice hosted Louisiana-Lafayette for Campus Kids Day on February 23
Rice defeated Prairie View 7-0 on January 26.
Rice dropped a 4-3 decision to LSU at Jake Hess on January 19, 2014
Rice hosted Tulsa on April 13 and then celebrated Senior Day on April 15
HONORS AT RICE
ITA Scholar-Athlete 2013, 2014
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll 2012, 2013, 2014
Rice: Completed his studies in the fall of 2014 to complete his career.
Combined with Srikar Alla on a 5-8 mark in dual singles during the year... Pair defeated LSU's #30 Eric Perez and Tam Trinh 6-1 for their first ine over a ranked opponent... Finished the fall 2-6 in singles and 4-3 in doubles... Teamed with Gustavo Gonzalez to reach the round of 16 at the ITA Texas Regiona... Defeated Carlos Arbiza and Marek Pesicka of UTA 8-5 after a first round by and then fell to top-seeded Junior Ore and Jackson Withrow of Texas A&M.
Finished the season 10-9 in doubles, including an 8-8 mark at No.3 and finished 2-7 in dual singles action... Was 4-5 in both singles and doubles in tournament play... At the Texas ITA Regional, dropped his opening set to Tyler Brown of UTSA 6-3, then earned his advancement to the round of 32 with successive 6-4 wins in the last two sets. Lost to Peter Nagy of Texas A&M Corpus Christi...Teamed with Philipp Seifert to win reach the doubles semifinals of the MET Indoor in January... Downed Prairie View's Jackson Varney and Trenton Johnson 8-3 and TCU's Nick Chappell and Rodolfo Bustamente 8-7 before falling to Texas A&M's Behzad Minavi and Junior Ore 8-7.
Led the team with a combined 14-8 record in doubles at #3, primarily playing with Sam Garforth-Bles (12-7)... Opened the spring in the lineup at No. 3 doubles and then moved into the singles lineup in March, posting a 3-3 mark.
2011 graduate of Landrat-Lucas-Gymnasium in Leichlingen, Germany.
Full Name: Leif Berger... Born: 5/26/93, at, Viersch, Germany ... Parents: Georg and Gabriele Berger...Took part in the European Youth Parliament... Economics major with minors in Financial Computation & Modeling and Business