Kai Wehnelt
Kai  Wehnelt

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Berlin, Germany

High School:
Schiller Gymnasium Potsdam

Last College:
Hawai'i

Experience:
TR


Career Records: T-10th – Fall Tournament Singles Wins (14).

Single-Season Records: T-First – Total Singles Wins (26 – 2016-17); T-First Combined Singles and Doubles Wins (48 – 2016-17); First – Fall Tournament Singles Wins (14 – 2016); T-Second – Fall Tournament Doubles Wins (9 – 2016); T-Third – Total Doubles Wins (22 – 2016-17).

Honors: All-Mountain West: Singles (2017); All-Mountain West: Doubles (2017); Academic All-Mountain West (2017); Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2017); USU Whitesides Scholar-Athlete (2017); Dean’s List (Hawai’i); ITA Scholar-Athlete (2015, 2016, 2017); Big West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week (1/29/2015).

2017 (Jr.): Set new single-season school records with 26 singles wins and 48 combined singles and doubles wins, as he went 26-16 overall in singles, including 12-13 in dual matches, 14-3 in fall tournaments and 4-2 against Mountain West foes… Earned all-Mountain West honors in singles and doubles… In singles, clinched one match during the year against Gonzaga (1/21/17)… Was one of four players to win 20-plus singles matches… Became the first Aggie ever to reach the finals of the ITA Mountain Region Tournament… Won the singles title at the Boise State-hosted Dar Walters Fall Classic… Posted a 10-match winning streak during the fall… Recorded a 22-14 overall doubles record, including a 13-12 dual-match mark after going 9-2 in the fall… Was one of four players to earn 20-plus doubles wins… Teamed with sophomore Samuel Serrano to win the doubles title at the Dar Walters Fall Classic… Competed with Serrano (20-12), junior Jaime Barajas (2-1) and freshman Sergiu Bucur (0-1)… Posted a five-match winning streak to begin the fall season with Serrano… Earned academic all-Mountain West Honors, was a MW Scholar-Athlete, an ITA Scholar-Athlete and was a Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete award recipient.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Posted a 5-6 overall singles record while battling injuries at Hawai’i… Recorded a 5-7 overall record in doubles… Earned Big West Player of the Week honors in 2015 as a freshman after winning his first career singles match against Pacific’s Sem Verbeek.

HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked in the top-five in the German national rankings after falling to the ITA’s top-ranked prep player in the finals of the Hessische Hellenmeisterschaften… Won other prep tournaments in Berlin, Landau and Münster… Studied at Schiller Gymnasium Potsdam.

PERSONAL: Only son of Jörn and Martina Wehnelt… Majoring in exercise science... Name is pronounced Ky WAY-nelt.

CAREER STATS
Singles
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Fall Overall
2014-15 (Fr.)* 0-1 2-4 --- --- --- --- 2-5 --- 2-5
205-16 (So.)* --- 3-1 --- --- --- --- 3-1 --- 3-1
2016-17 (Jr.) 9-9 3-4 --- --- --- --- 12-13 14-3 26-16
TOTAL 9-10 8-9 --- --- --- --- 17-19 14-3 31-22

* = stats from season at Hawai'i

Doubles
Year 1 2 3 Total Fall Overall
2014-15 (Fr.)* --- 3-4 --- 3-4 --- 3-4
2015-16 (So.)* 2-3 --- --- 2-3 --- 2-3
2016-17 (Jr.) 12-10 1-1 0-1 13-12 9-2 22-14
TOTAL 14-13 4-5 0-1 18-19 9-2 27-21

* = stats from season at Hawai'i

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