Blue Demons will celebrate the careers of Matija Palinic, Sven Kasper and George Chanturia
Demon Notes: First men's tennis player to earn BIG EAST Player of the Week honors while he is the first Blue Demon since Jevgenij Cariov to be named the Conference's Player of the Week. Cariov was named the Conference USA Player of the Week on Jan. 15, 2002; Kasper earned the award on March 2, 2011... named to the 2011 BIG EAST All-Academic Team... spent freshman season at Wichita State.
2011-12 Junior Season (Singles: 14-20 | Doubles: 15-14): Posted 14 singles victories including a 10-12 mark in the No. 3 position... posted a 11-12 mark in doubles when playing with Mathias Hambach... the pair went 8-9 in the No. 2 doubles position.... Kasper and Hambach won the Wildcat Invitational B Doubles flight... won two of his last five singles matches including his opening round match in the Main Draw at the ITA Midwest Regional.
2010-11 Sophomore Season (Singles: 17-18 | Doubles: 26-11): In doubles play with Bartosz Jozwiak, topped the No. 33 pair from Illinois, Connor Roth and Stephen Hoh, 9-8 (4) in the opening round of the ITA Midwest Regional... closed out the tournament portion of the schedule one a four-match winning streak with Jozwiak... tallied a team-best 10-3 mark with Jozwiak... went 5-6 in singles action... reached the semifinals of the A-singles bracket at the Northwestern Invitational... played in the No. 1 position all season and posted a 12-12 record... went 1-1 against ranked opponents... ... posted a 26-11 record with doubles partner Sven Kasper... went 15-8 in the top position including a 2-0 record against ranked tandems... duo went 3-2 against conference pairs.
2009-10 (Freshman at Wichita State): Went 19-15 in singles play with a 6-9 mark in the No. 1 position... posted a 12-10 record in fall tournament play... boasted an 18-12 record in doubles play with 12 of his wins coming in the No. 1 spot... earned All-Missouri Valley Conference honors with doubles partner Valentin Mahai... reached as high as No. 86 in the ITA Doubles Rankings with Valentin... helped Wichita State to it first MVC Championship title since 2004 and a NCAA Team Championship berth.
2008-09 (at Wichita State): Redshirt season at Wichita State.
Personal: Son of Prit and Monika Kasper... enrolled in the College of Commerce and intends to major in economics.