Steven Vink Placed

Steven

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Dutch
26-Mrt-1996
2014
4.0

 

Available Fall 2014

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116
670
750
660

Country: The Netherlands 
Height:  6'0 ft
Weight:  167 lbs

Personal and Academic

 

Steven is an eighteen-year old tennis player from Breukelen, The Netherlands who has always had a big passion for sports. Besides tennis Steven also played soccer and judo. From the age of 12, he decided to commit himself fully to tennis. He has always enjoyed committing himself to sports in general, tennis in particular. In addition, he has been part of the organization committee of the tennis club's open youth tournament for three years.

 

Academically Steven is a very motivated student being amongst the top 10% of his class every year. He is currently a senior in high school (VWO, the highest level in The Netherlands), holding a 4.0 GPA, and is expected to graduate in June 2014. He is scheduled to take both the SAT and TOEFL test in May 2014.

 

Steven sees college tennis as a great opportunity to combine his passion for tennis with the academic privileges inherent to a tennis scholarship. 

Athletic Information

 

Steven is a 6’0 ft, 167 lbs right-handed all round player who likes to play aggressive from the baseline. Serve-and-volley, especially applied to doubles play, has been introduced into his training program more prominently. He has a good serve, aggressive ground strokes and solid volleys. He is a very smart player on the court and he has the ability to adapt his game when needed. In addition to this, Steven is mentally strong and has a great work ethic.

 

During his junior career Steven has played an average of a dozen of tournaments a year, achieving succes especially in national youth tournaments. He was ranked within the national top 100 for the age groups 14 and 16, peaking at number 65. This was achieved by winning several tournaments throughout the Netherlands.

 

Despite his relative inexperience with great physical toil, Steven is known to be able to overcome possible physical setbacks with his mental strength. He would be very excited to reach his full potential in tennis by training to the best of his abilities and to obtain an amazing experience throughout with College Tennis.

 

 

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