2004-05: Led Aggies in singles wins, sporting a 12-7 record... Went 4-0 at No. 5, 3-0 at No. 6... Won 9 of last 10 matches, including stretch of eight straight victories... Advanced three rounds at Santa Clara's Bronco Classic before falling in tiebreaker to Nevada's Eldar Dzhafarov... Got his revenge by beating Dzhafarov, 6-2, 6-1, in Aggies' dual win over Wolf Pack... Finished 3-9 in doubles, pairing with Michael Chin (2-6) and Jayce Fitch (1-3).
2003-04: Went 7-8 in singles, mostly at No. 5... Made one appearance at No. 2, beating Cal Poly Pomona's Seth Lewkow in split sets... Opened fall season with 6-1, 6-1 victory over Oscar Gomez of Nevada... Went 6-15 in doubles, all teamed with Chin.
MONTA VISTA HS '03 Ranked No. 20 in the year-end 18s ranking... Captured (along with partner Robert Yee) the De Anza League doubles title in 2001, then advanced to third round of Central Coast Section tournament... Won DAL Sportsmanship Award as a senior... Team won three CCS championships, and posted two NorCal runner-up finishes and a NorCal title... Matadors also placed 2nd at National Invitational Tournament at Corono Del Mar.
PERSONAL: Born in Berlin, Germany... Double-majoring in German and economics... Parents are Dirk & Martina Bartels... Career sports highlight was winning the state title in high school... Says best athlete he's faced is his brother, Ben, now a senior at UC Santa Cruz.