55 current and former UNLV student-athletes eligible for Spring Commencement Ceremonies.
Sophomore standout earns career-high national spot.
Rebels downed during MW Championships Semfiinals.
Men's tennis downs Wolf Pack 4-1, earns three points in Governor's Series.
Men's tennis improves to 4-2 in MW play; 16-6 overall.
UNLV: A veteran presence that starts his final season on team's No. 1 doubles team and will see time in singles lineup as well ... A three-time member of the Academic All-Mountain West Team ... His 4-5 fall singles record included a run to the final of UNLV's Easley Memorial tourney in November ... Also went 6-3 in doubles with partner Ace Matias, including going all the way to the final of the ITA Regional in October ... The duo enters the spring ranked No. 2 in the Mountain Region.
2012: Compiled a 7-14 singles mark, including 3-11 in duals while playing anywhere from No. 4-6 ... Finished 13-17 in doubles, including 6-9 at the No. 1 position with partner Brian Kenyon ... Went 4-3 during the fall season in both singles and doubles.
2011: Posted an 8-13 singles campaign, including a 5-9 mark in duals at spots 3-5 ... Flourished in doubles playing with MW Player of the Year Mehdi Bouras ... The duo entered the rankings on March 1 and rose to as high as No. 34 on April 19 ... Schoeman/Bouras posted two big regular-season upsets as they downed Fresno State's 29th-ranked Rikus de Villier and Remi Boutillier, 8-3, on Feb. 25 and then stunned 21st-ranked Raony Carvalho and Rafael Garcia of Texas Tech, 8-6, on March 12 ... The duo became the first Rebel doubles team to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament since Nenad Zivkovic and Gregor Skorin went in 1999 ... The pair took the nation's second-ranked duo, Drew Courtney and Micheal Shabaz of Virginia, to the brink of elimination in the first round before falling 6-7, 6-2, 7-6 ... Finished 3-4 in fall singles play and 4-5 in doubles.
2010: Joined the team in January and went on to earn his first letter as a Rebel by finishing 6-6 in singles and 15-7 in doubles play ... Most of those wins came at the No. 5 spot in the lineup ... Won his first three matches as a collegian, including downing Kevin Taylor of Northern Arizona in his UNLV debut on Jan. 29 ... Got off to a hot start with doubles partner Johannes Markel, winning 14 of their first 16 dual match outings ... Posted a 7-0 mark at the No. 3 position ... A top student who was both a member of the Academic All-MW Team and an ITA Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS: A 2009 graduate of Hoerskool Waterkloof in Pretoria ... Ranked in the top 10 among each respective juniors level, including third in 2009 ... The 2009 national juniors champion in doubles and 2008 national runner up in singles. PERSONAL: Johan Bernard Schoeman was born on Sept. 9, 1991, in South Africa ... The son of Marietjie and Johan Schoeman ... Has an older brother, Meyer ... Majoring in hospitality management ... Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer.
Schoeman's Collegiate Record SINGLES Year Tour. Dual (MW) Total 2011-12 3-4 2-11 0-1 5-15 2010-11 2-5 6-12 2-4 8-17 2009-10 0-1 15-8 3-3 15-9 CAREER 5-10 23-31 5-8 28-41