Michael Nuesslein
Michael Nuesslein


Bad Waldsee, Germany

High School:
Gymnasium Bad Waldsee

Last College:
South Florida





Garforth-Bles Earns All C-USA Honors

Saravia and To named All C-USA Doubles second team


Memphis Ends Owls' C-USA Run

Fall 4-1 in semis


Nuesslein and Garforth-Bles earn classroom honor

Owls Place Pair on C-USA Men's Tennis All Academic Squad


Wang's Senior Moment Sparks Owls

C-USA Championship opens April 20


Tulsa Outlasts Rice

Senior Day on Sunday vs. Texas Arlington


Final Weekend

Rice hosted Tulsa on April 13 and then celebrated Senior Day on April 15


Rice-LSU Men's Tennis

LSU defeted Rice, 5-2 at Jake Hess Tennis Stadium on January 22.


Rice Lamar 2012

The Rice men's tennis team opened the 2012 season vs. Lamar on January 14


Michael Nuesslein

Michael Nuesslein

Nuesslein match by match
2012 / 2011 / 2010

2010 , 2011, 2012 C-USA Commissioner's Medal
2010, 2011, 2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2010, 2011 ITA All Academic Team

Tied for the team lead with 16 wins this year (16-8)... Had an 11-match winning streak during the season... Win over Memphis' Connor Glennon gave him a 1-1 record vs. ranked opponents.. Posted a 7-6 fall singles record... Posted a 3-2 record at the HEB Baylor Invitational... Won two of three matches at the Southwest Conference Shootout at TCU to close out the fall campaign.

2010-11 Season (Junior)
Battled an ankle problem all spring that held him to just 12 singles matches (7-5)... Posted a 4-3 singles mark and a 3-3 mark in doubles during an abreviated fall campaign due to some nagging injuries... Reached the round of 16 at the UTSA-ITA Regional in singles... Partnered with Christian Saravia to reach the quarters in doubles at the regional before falling to Texas A&M's top-seeded duo of Austin Krajicek and Jeff Dadamo.

2009-10 Season (Sophomore)
Transfer from South Florida who was 10-8 in singles (5-3 at No. 2)... tied for second on the team with a pair of wins over ranked opponents... Delivered the clinch point three times, including over #36 North Carolina State...Teamed with Christian Saravia to go 6-10 at doubles and advance as high as #45 in the rankings... Enrolled at Rice in the fall and posted an 8-4 mark in singles and a 7-4 mark in doubles... Defeated a pair of seeded opponents (Slah Mbarek of TCU and Rafeal Garcia of Texas Tech) to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2009 Wilson/ITA Texas Regional Men's Tennis Championships before dropping a 7-6, 6-1 decision to Texas' Dimitar Kutrovsky... Teammed with Christian Saravia to reach the round the quarterfinals of the ITA Texas Regional....They also reached the round of 16 at the Baylor HEB Invite before falling to Texas Tech's Gonzalo Escobar and Andre Stabile... The same duo reached the finals of the Texas Invitational before falling to the tournament's top seeds, Dimitar Kutrovsky and Josh Zavala of Texas.

2008-09 Season
Returned home to Germany and did not compete

2007-08 Season (at south florida)
Helped lead USF to its first appearance in the Big East Championship match... Was 15-4 in dual action primarily in the #5 slot. Was 12-5 in the 5th spot, 2-0 at #4 and won his lone match at #6. 4-3 in #2 doubles and 6-3 in #3 doubles... Posted a win in both singles and doubles for the Bulls at Jake Hess vs. Rice on January 27... Defeated Chong Wang in singles (6-2, 6-4) and combined with teammate Lucas Jovita to down Filip Zivojinovic and Christoph Müller in doubles (8-2)... on his match at #5 to tie the championship match 2-2, but Notre Dame eventually won 4-3.

High School/Juniors
Graduated from Bad Waldsee Gymnasium in Bad Waldsee, Germany, near the Swiss border... Runner up in the German U13 Singles Championship in 2003 and won national titles in doubles at both the U13 (2003) and U14 (2004) levels... Five-time state (Baden-Württemberg ) champion in singles at the junior level from U13-18.

The son of Wolfgang and Timgard Nuesslein ... born on March 27, 1988... Sport Management major

Singles Dual #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2007-08 (USF) 15-5 - - - 2-0 12-5 1-0
2008-09 did not play
2009-10 10-8 - 5-3 5-5 - - -
2010-11 7-5 - 0-1 - - 2-2 5-2
2011-12 16-8 - 0-1 2-2 4-1 7-4 3-0
TOTAL 48-23 - 5-5 7-7 6-1 21-11 9-2

Doubles Dual #1 #2 #3
2007-08 10-6 - 4-3 6-3
2008-09 did not play
2009-10 9-11 5-8 4-3 -
2010-11 6-15 3-6 3-6 0-3
2011-12 8-9 - 8-9 -
TOTAL 33-31 8-14 19-21 6-6

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