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Michael Wardell
Michael Wardell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Myers, Fla.

High School:
Fort Myers

Height:
5-10

As a Junior
Spring 2012: Recorded a 5-3 record in dual match play in singles ... Was 11-7 overall on the season, including fall tournaments ... Slid into the No. 6 spot in the lineup midway through the season ... Earned his first career dual match win with a victory over Clemson's Cedric Willems, 0-6, 6-1, 6-2 ... Won his first three matches at the No. 6 spot, including SEC victories over opponents from Mississippi State and Arkansas ... Also earned a win over Vanderbilt's Joe Dorn, 6-3, 6-3, helping lead to an Auburn win.
Fall 2011: Finished with a 6-4 record in singles ... Advanced to the third round of the USTA/ITA Southern Regional after defeating Louisiana-Lafayette's Rick DeGroot, 7-6 (3), 6-1 ... Went 2-0 at the UCF Invitational ... Compiled a 5-1 record in doubles competing with Liam Gomez and Rafael Rondino ... Advanced to the Round of 16 at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships with Gomez after toppling Virginia Tech's Jon Pine and Zach Pine, 8-2 ... Finished the fall season with 3 wins at the UCF Invitational.

As a Sophomore
Spring 2011: Went 3-0 during the Auburn Invitational ... Went 0-2 in dual season.
Fall 2010: Had a successful fall season, finishing 7-4 in singles competition ... Won the Musso Draw title at the Crimson Tide Fall Invitational ... Defeated Alabama's Ian Chadwell (0-6, 6-2, 6-1) to reach the finals and topped Shaun Waters from Middle Tennessee (6-4, 4-6, 7-5) to win the draw ... Picked up a pair of wins at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Team with Michel Monteiro in doubles competition and the pair went 1-2 overall ... Defeated Oliver Strecker and David Salazar of Lipscomb, 8-5, at the Georgia Tech Invitational.

As a Freshman
Fall 2009: Had a 5-7 mark in singles play ... Recorded first collegiate win over Martin Shishkov of Georgia State at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite ... Defeated Abdelrahman Zaki of New Orleans at the 2009 Wilson/ITA Southern Regional ... Grabbed a win over Centenary's Micah Threadgill at the tournament ... Topped Embry Riddle's Charlie Rice in two sets at the Auburn Fall Classic ... Finished with a 3-4 doubles record with partner Nick Maurillo ... Picked up a pair of wins at the South Carolina Tournament ... The pair came away with an 8-1 win over Zander Woodford and David Spennare of Embry Riddle at the Auburn Fall Classic ... Went 1-1 with classmate Davis Taylor at the Auburn Fall Classic, defeating Ivan Cressoni and Chris Sheehan of South Carolina.
Spring 2010: Competed in four matches for the Tigers at the No. 6 spot during the dual season.

Prior to Auburn
Attended Fort Myers High School ... A state doubles champion in Florida.

Wardell's Career Stats - Singles
Year Overall Dual (SEC) Tourn. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2009-10 5-11 0-4 (0-2) 5-7 -- -- -- -- -- 0-4
2010-11 10-6 0-2 (0-0) 10-4 -- -- -- -- -- 0-2
2011-12 11-7 5-3 (3-3) 6-4 -- -- -- -- -- 5-3
Fall 2012 6-3 -- 6-3 -- -- -- -- -- --
Total 32-27 5-9 (3-5) 27-18 -- -- -- -- -- 5-9

Wardell's Career Stats - Doubles
Year Overall Dual (SEC) Tourn. #1 #2 #3
2009-10 4-5 0-0 (0-0) 4-5 -- -- --
2010-11 2-4 0-0 (0-0) 2-4 -- -- --
2011-12 5-1 0-0 (0-0) 5-1 -- -- --
Fall 2012 3-3 -- 3-3 -- -- --
Total 14-13 0-0 (0-0) 14-13 -- -- --

Personal
Son of Mark and Linda Wardell ... Has two brothers: Richard and Josh.

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