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Mads Hegelund
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark
High School: George Washington
Experience: 3 Letters
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2012-2013: Junior Season

Hegelund received plenty of recognition for his academic achievements in the 2012-13 season. He was named to the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete team in April 2013. Hegelund was also named to the ITA All-Academic Team for the 2012-13 season. Hegelund completed the 2012-13 season with an overall singles record of 13-17. Hegelund broke even in conference play with record of 2-2.

2011-12: Sophomore Season

He posted an overall singles record of 21-8 and an overall doubles record of 12-7. He received the Mountain West Academic All-Conference Award for spring 2012. He was one of four for UNM men's tennis to receive the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete award for 2011-12. Hegelund reached the finals of doubles at the NMSU Invitational with Mitch McDaniels. He went 5-2 in singles at the ITA Regional Tournament.

2010-2011: Freshman Season

In singles, he went 5-5 for the season. He held the number seven spot on the team behind a bunch of upperclassmen and played number six frequently. He was the deciding match in a 4-3 victory against Middle Tennessee at the HEB Corpus Christi Tournament.

Prior to UNM

He is a 2010 graduate of George Washington High School in Denver, Colo. He was the number one singles player for his high school. He placed 3rd at state his senior year. He was coached by Kenneth Mason.

Personal

He is the son of Thomas and Helle Hegelund and has one younger brother, Simon, who played tennis at UNM from 2011-2013. The family is originally from Copenhagen, Denmark. His hobbies include tennis, reading, music, watching and playing sports, and hanging out with friends. His favorite athlete is Roger Federer. He plans to major in psychology.

Head Coach Alan Dils on Hegelund:

"Mads is our lone senior and one of our hardest workers. He brings a wealth of competitive experience to the team and the young guys will need to lean on Mads."

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