2008-09: Played as Stony Brook's primary No. 1 player over the final half of his first season ... second team All-America East at No. 1 singles ... America East Academic Honor Roll ... finished with a 19-9 overall singles mark ... 5-4 at No.1 and 6-3 at No. 2 ... put together a 10-match win streak after his first match of the season ... won the second flight singles title at the Cornell Invitational with straight sets win over Mikhail Sudakov of Saint Bonaventure (9/14) ... won all three of his matches at the Connecticut Invitational ... six times over the season he did not drop a game in a set ... teamed with Ivan Rummel to go 10-7 as the team's primary No. 1 doubles pairing.
Prior to Stony Brook: Played two seasons at Drake University ... 4-2 in singles play in the fall of 2007 ... 8-3 singles mark as a freshman during the spring season. High School: A 2006 graduate of the University of Miami Online High School ... ranked as high as 207 in the International Tennis Federation junior rankings ... also played soccer.
Personal: Born Halvar Dil on April 25, 1988 in Amesfort, Netherlands ... son of Hellen Van Apeldoorn ... sister Heskia and brother Hugo both played tennis at Radford University in Virginia.