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Uldis Gaismins
Player Profile:
Uldis Gaismins 1738137
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Riga, Latvia
High School: Riga French Lyceum

2015-16 -- Finished 17-9 overall in singles play, tied for the ninth most in UMKC history, and 16-8 in dual matches at the Nos. 2-3 positions with 13 at No. 3 position second most in school history … finished 18-5 in doubles overall, tied for the sixth most in school history, and 18-4 in doubles play from the No. 2 spot, including 15-2 with teammate Amaury Navette, tied for the most in UMKC history from that position, and 3-2 with Andrey Smirnov… named Academic All-WAC… named First Team All-WAC singles and doubles with teammate Navette… named ITA Scholar-Athlete… 41 career singles wins is tied for second all-time in UMKC history… .577 (41-30) is the 14th best career singles winning percentage in school history… 48 career doubles wins stands as the second most in school history… .667 (48-24) career doubles winning percentage is tied for fourth in UMKC history… finished 5-0 in WAC singles play picking up wins over Chicago State, Seattle, Grand Canyon, UTRGV and New Mexico State… added singles wins over Arkansas and Creighton… finished 5-0 in WAC doubles play with Navette play picking up wins over Chicago State, Seattle, Grand Canyon, UTRGV and New Mexico State in the regular season and Seattle in the WAC Tournament… added a doubles win over Creighton... Team captain.

2014-15 -- Broke the single-season record for doubles wins in a season along with partner Andrey Smirnov at 20... The pair was also named second-team All-WAC in doubles, going 4-0 in conference play... They finished the season on a nine-match win streak... In singles play he went 14-14, playing mostly at the No. 4 position... Played his best tennis toward the end of the year, winning six of his last seven matches, including the last three of the season.

2013-14 -- He was inserted into the lineup at No. 6 singles in early February, before moving up to No. 5 by March... He posted a 10-7 overall record, going 6-3 at the No. 5 position... Had a season-long win streak of four matches, and helped the 'Roos get back on track at the end of the year, winning 7 of the final 10 matches... In doubles he played No. 3 all season, and caught fire late in the year when teamed with Andrey Smirnov... The duo posted an 8-2 mark in the season's final 10 matches.

In High School -- Was the Latvian champion in his age group in singles, while winning the doubles national championship three times... Also ran cross country, taking third at the school... Competed in soccer, floorball, and national folk dances... Academically, he took first in a scientific research project in 2013 at both the city and national level.

Personal -- Born September 3, 1994 in Riga, Latvia... Son of Didzis Gaismins and and Inese Gaismins... Has one younger sibling, Gints... Majoring in business administration.


 CAREER STATISTICS

 Singles Results

YEAR Overall League No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2014 10-7 1-0  6-3  1-3 
2015 14-14 2-2 - - 0-2 9-9 2-1 -
2016 17-9 5-0 - 3-6 13-2 - - -
TOTALS 41-30 7-2 - 3-6 13-4 10-9 8-4 1-3

 Doubles Results

YEAR Overall League No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2014 10-10 10-9 
2015 20-9 4-0 - 15-7 -
2016 18-5 5-0 - 18-4 -
TOTALS 48-24 9-0 - 33-11 10-9

2016 Individual match-by-match
2015 Individual match-by-match
2014 Individual match-by-match

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