Fall 2005: Started second season of competition at UAB and had another successful fall as he hopes to contend for a shot at a berth in NCAA Championships this spring ... compiled 4-2 singles record in the fall ... after falling in his opening round match at the Crimson Tide Fall Tournament, he came back to win four straight matches to claim the consolation title ... compiled 4-2 record in doubles during fall, teaming with Andre Maier ... reached quarterfinals of ITA Southeast Regional doubles with Maier before falling to eventual champion Georgia duo of Bobusic and Purcell ... ranked No. 42 in doubles (with Maier) in first spring preseason FILA Collegiate Rankings.
Spring 2005: Capped outstanding initial campaign with the Blazers with a productive spring ... finished the year with a 19-10 singles record overall, including 10-6 mark in dual match play, all at the No. 1 position ... earned second-team All-Conference USA honors at conclusion of season ... paired with four different teammates in doubles during dual season ... had a cumulative 14-9 doubles mark ... had a record of 5-4 while teaming with Andre Maier.
Fall 2004: Saw first action at UAB after transferring from Arkansas-Little Rock ... had outstanding fall for the Blazers as he captured the singles and doubles titles at his first tournament representing UAB -- the UTC Baras Fall Classic ... compiled a singles record of 9-4 during fall play ... won three matches in ITA All-America Qualifying Tournament to earn spot in main draw.
2003-04: Earned All-Sun Belt Conference honors after finishing 12-7 in singles to help lead UALR to 20-9 record and third-place conference finish ... was singles runner-up at Middle Tennessee Fall Invitational ... teamed with Bastian Faisst to win men's open doubles championship without losing a set at Burns Park Fall Adult Indoor Tournament in North Little Rock ... was named an ITA Scholar-Athlete for 2004.
2002-03: As a freshman, compiled a dual match singles mark of 17-7, including a 5-3 record at the No. 1 position ... was ranked among the nation's top 100 collegiate players for much of the year ... teamed with Juan Carlos Baca in doubles, compiling a 14-6 dual match record, primarily playing the No. 2 position (11-4) ... helped UALR to record of 15-10.
Personal: Born July 11, 1981 ... son of Hans-Pelo and Ruth Falk ... attended W.G. Hamsach ... former top 10 junior performer in Germany and top 20 player in Europe ... majoring in finance.