Kyle Koetje
Kyle Koetje
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stanwood, Wash.
High School: Stanwood HS '09
Experience: 3L

2011-12: Playing primarily at the No. 6 singles spot, Koetje compiled a winning record of 10-8 through the 2011-12 season...He went 6-2 in Big Sky Conference action, losing only to Montana and Sacramento State, whose teams finished 1-2 in the league...After dropping his first two matchiess of the year against two ranked teams, Koetje celebrated four-consecutive wins, including a dominant 6-1, 6-1 desicion over Big Sky foe Northern Colorado...Perhaps his biggest wins though came in non-conference play, as Koetje clinched two wins for the Eagles against in-state rivals Gonzaga and Seattle...With the match tied a 3-3, Koetje provided the win point against Gonzaga when he outlasted his opponent at No. 6 in three sets, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4...He had a similarly heroic performance in a meeting with the Redhawks of Seattle U, as he bested his opponent, 6-2, 7-6 (8-6) to clinch the match for EWU...At the tail-end of his junior campaign, Koetje won back-to-back-to-back matches, all in straight sets, agaisnt Weber State, Northern Arizona and Montana State, which helpd EWU earn one of four coveted bids to the 2012 Big Sky Conference tournament.

2010-11: Started the 2011 season on a four-match winning streak with wins over Whitworth, Whitman, Air Force and Big Sky foe Northern Colorado...Helped the Eagles capture an important win over Montana when he defeated UM’s David Cyneiros at No. 6 singles, 6-4, 6-2...Koetje played 18 of 20 doubles matches on the year, 12 of which were in the No. 1 spot...Koetje and partner Stefan Simikic earned a 6-9 overall record in that top spot...The duo won five of its first seven matches together, including Big Sky victories over Northern Colorado, Idaho State and Montana.

2009-10: Member of the Big Sky All-Academic team...Turned in a 5-5 overall record in singles play, while going 6-8 in doubles competition...Won his final two matches of the season, beating Andrew Tran of Seattle (7-6, 6-1) and Joey Staszcuk of Montana State (6-2, 6-2)...Won back-to-back doubles matches with two different partners...Teamed up with Stefan Simikic to beat Weber State (9-7) and the following day, defeated Northern Arizona (8-3) while playing alongside Kevin Anderson.

Personal: Son of Greg and Tracy Koetje...Plans to graduate with a degree in business administration.

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