Gert Vilms Athlete Profile

Gert Vilms

Gert Vilms
Height: 6-3 Weight: 190 Roster Years: 1998-2002 Hometown: Tallin, Estonia



All-America

  • 2002

Personal

  • Parents are Henn and Eda

Before BYU

  • Number one in singles and doubles in the under 18 division in his native Estonia
  • Member of the Estonia Davis Cup team in 1997 and 1998
  • In 2000, won a singles match in the Davis Cup against Egypt

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
1998-1999 15-12 17-9
1999-2000 22-14 32-11
2000-2001 22-10 26-6
2001-2002 21-10 24-8
Career 80-46 99-34


1998-1999 | Freshman Year

  • Finished the season 15-12 in singles play while playing in the number one, two and three positions
  • Went 10-4 playing with Jeff Harbach in the number two doubles and finished 17-9 overall in doubles play
  • Region 7 Rookie of the Year
  • 1999 semi-finalist in Southern California Intercollegiates with win over No. 11 ranked player in the country
  • Won Milwaukee doubles title

1999-2000 | Sophomore Year

  • Finished the winter season, along with teammate Damien Ward, as No. 26 ranked doubles team in the nation
  • Helped team to a No. 66 national finish

2000-2001 | Junior Year

  • Won BYU Invitational singles and doubles
  • Ranked No. 26 nationally in preseason doubles and No. 8 in Region 7
  • 10-1 in doubles in the fall
  • Played at the top spot in doubles with Carloz Lozano, compiling a 26-6 record
  • Went 22-10 in singles
  • Defeated SDSU's Oliver Maiberger in April who defeated the No. 1 player in the NCAA Tournament just two weeks later
  • Mountain West Conference First Team selection in singles and doubles for second straight year

2001-2002 | Senior Year

  • Pre-season No. 4 doubles team in the nation with Carlos Lozano
  • Won BYU Invitational singles and doubles titles for the second year in a row
  • Played in finals of doubles at regional tournament
  • Posted an impressive 21-10 record playing mostly at the one and two spots
  • Also teamed up with Lozano in doubles and finished the regular season with a 23-7 record
  • Played with Lozano in the NCAA national tournament
  • Named to the Mountain West Conference first team for the third consecutive year