Led by four singles players in the top 100, Virginia defeats Maryland in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship
Bottom half of the lineup secures the win for Maryland
Maryland has won three of the last four matches against ranked opponents
Stefan knocks off #26 Mengel in singles play
Bottom half of Maryland's lineup secures vital conference victory
As a Junior (2011-12): Played primarily at No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles...his 16 singles victories ranked third on the team...partnered with Andy Magee and Tommy Laine to record 19 doubles victories...alongside Magee tallied a team-high nine conference doubles wins...won the red bracket at the UVa Classic with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over George Washington's Francisco Dias (10/16)...defeated Georgia Tech's Vikram Hundal in three sets in Maryland's ACC tournament win over the Yellow Jackets (4/19)...partnered with a Magee for a crucial victory at No. 3 doubles in the Terps' upset of then-No. 18 North Carolina (4/15).
As a Sophomore (2010-11): Saw action predominantly at No. 5 and 6 singles ... 15 dual singles wins tied for best on the team ... won his final two completed singles matches, including wins over FSU's Anderson Reed (April 21) in the ACC Championships and Michigan's Chris Cha (May 13) in the NCAA Championships ... compiled a plus-.500 record (6-5) in conference, tied for best on the team ... saw action at all three doubles slots ... teamed predominantly with Andy Magee at No. 2 doubles and Tommy Laine at No. 3 doubles ... along with Magee knocked off Duke twice in doubles ... beat the Blue Devils' David Holland and Chris Mengel 9-8 (7-3) in the second round of the NCAA Championships (May 14).
As a Freshman (2009-10): Nationally ranked in singles, reaching as high as No. 79 ... had the second-best singles winning percentage on the team (.625) ... posted 10 straight singles wins from Feb. 12 to March 10 ... 10 of his first 13 singles wins came in straight sets ... teamed with Tommy Laine and John Collins in doubles ... combined with Laine for a team-best 11 doubles wins ... along with Collins, won three of final four doubles matches of the season, all against ranked teams.
Before Maryland: Posted a second place showing in both singles and doubles at the Finnish Nationals ... a member of the Lahti Tennis Club.
Personal: Born in Lahti, Finland ... parents are Seppo and Anita Kiuru ... likes to play golf and soccer in his spare time.