2012-13 (Freshman): Placed second overall in singles flight D of the Drake Invitational … Posted a 7-10 singles record in the spring season primarily playing at the Nos. 4 and 5 slots where he registered a 5-9 mark ... Won five consecutive singles matches at the No. 5 spot from March 1-14 … As a result claimed MVC Player of the Week honors on March 20 … Did not play doubles during the spring season but went 2-1 at the Omaha Collegiate Invitational in the fall with fellow freshman Anthony Rauschenbach.
High School: Three-time state champion in Kansas in each of his final three seasons under the direction John Bellah at Smoky Valley HS … Tied for most individual boys’ tennis titles in the state of Kansas at three … Also owns most victories in Smoky Valley history on the tennis court … Member of three state championship tennis teams at SVHS in each of his first three seasons … Active in tennis for more than 10 years in high school, junior and youth programs … Also played four years of basketball, two years of football and ran cross country in his final year … Earned Central Kansas League Second Team honors for basketball as a senior … In junior year basketball team won sub-state championship and qualified for the state tournament … Member of cross country team that qualified for state meet as a senior … An honor roll student in each of his four years … Member of the Forensics Club and Pep Club … Active in community service including a bone marrow drive for a child in his hometown.
Personal: The son of Ed and Syd Dippel ... One of two children: brother Chase ... Plans to major in business … Mother Syd played basketball at the University of Kansas.