- 6' 0
- 170 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Gimnazija Karlovac
- Karlovac, Croatia
2010-11: All-ACC selection ... Advanced to the Round of 32 after receiving At-Large bid to NCAA Singles Championship in Stanford, Calif. ... Ranked No. 54 in singles nationally and No. 6 in the Atlantic Region ... Paired with Will Beck to earn a No. 55 national doubles ranking and No. 4 in the Atlnatic Regiopn ... Had 22 singles victories, including 6-5 in ACC contests, playing at the No. 1 position ... Defeated two top-30 oppenents ... Had 17 doubles victories ... Named team co-MVP with Will Beck ... No. 20 Atlantic Region spring preseason singles ranking ... Advanced to the Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Atlantic Regional ... Won third place in his flight at the UVa Ranked Plus One Invitational ... Paired with Lucas Oliveira to advance to their flight doubles final at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... Named to the ACC All-Academic Men’s Tennis team for the third consecutive year ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2009-10: Croatian National Championships finalist ... All-ACC Selection ... Ranked No. 74 nationally in ITA final ranking and No. 7 in Atlantic Region ... Posted a 25-10 singles record, including wins over 11 nationally ranked opponents playing at the No. 2 position ... Teamed with Corrado Degl’ Incerti Tocci to register a 27-9 doubles record including 11-0 in ACC regular season contests ... Advanced to the Round of 16 of the Wilson/ITA Atlantic Regional ... Won all three matches at the Virginia Tech Challenge ... Named to the 2009-10 All-ACC Academic Men’s Tennis team ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2008-09: ACC Freshman of the Year ... Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Rookie of the Year ... Led team with 24 singles victories, playing in the middle of the lineup ... Earned a No. 20 ITA doubles preseason national ranking with Nicolas Delgado de Robles ... Won the A1 singles Flight at the Steve Baras Collegiate Fall Classic ... Teamed with Delgado de Robles to win the A-1 doubles flight at the UVa Ranked Plus One over Virginia’s 33rd-ranked team ... Named to the ACC Men’s Tennis All-Academic team ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Junior Tennis/High School: Croatian junior outdoor singles and doubles champion in 2007 for boys under 18 ... Ranked No. 82 under-18 player by International Tennis Federation ... No. 1 ranked junior player in Croatia and No. 31 men’s adult ranking ... 2006 Croatian under-16 indoor champion.
Personal: Born 2/19/90 in Karlovac, Croatia ... Son of Darko and Natasa Somen .... Hometown is the same as former Tech players Dinko Gudelj and Davor Dupljak ... Majoring in business.