2006 (SOPHOMORE): Posted an 11-8 singles record and a 27-15 doubles record... Finished the season ranked No. 26 nationally in doubles with partner Mathieu Thibaudeau... Made it to the first round of the NCAA doubles tournament with Thibaudeau, falling in a tight match to the reigning champions from Illinois... Defeated three top-20 opponents in doubles with Thibaudeau from the No. 1 slot... Clinched the match against No. 23 Clemson with a straight set victory over Carlos Alvarez at the No. 6 singles slot... Finished the fall sesason strong, winning his last four singles mataches and nine of the last 10 doubles contests... Earned five wins with Tibaudeau en route to the finals at the ITA Southeast Regional in the fall... Won all four matches of both singles and doubles at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships where he took home the doubles crown with Thibaudeau.
2005 (FRESHMAN): Second on the team with 17 singles victories and 15 doubles wins... Tallied a 7-4 record in SEC singles matches... Played 14 matches in the No. 6 slot with a 9-5 record... Put together a string of seven straight victories in singles to end the regular season... Won four of his first five singles matches in dual meet action... Teamed with Andrew Felsenthal to go 4-4 in SEC doubles and 7-10 in dual matches... Finished the fall season with a 4-3 singles ledger and 4-4 doubles record
PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2004 National Open Winner - defeated the nation's top-ranked juniors player in the finals... Advanced to the Round of 32 at Super Nationals in Kalamazoo, Mich.... Was ranked in the top-30 in 18's... Participated in the junior Davis Cup... Won Midwest Closed Doubles 18s
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Born: Feb. 19, 1987... Siblings: Brothers Jake and Jim... Parents: Matt and Emily Buikema