A three-year letterwinner for the Huskers, David Bendheim needs only nine victories to move into fifth place on the all-time wins list at Nebraska. The senior will look for those nine wins while competing with Christopher Aumueller and Calin Paar for a spot in the top three positions in the Husker lineup. In doubles play, Bendheim could play with either Calin Paar or Christopher Aumueller. Bendheim possesses a powerful serve and will provide vital leadership this season for the Huskers.
One of the Huskers’ top players, Bendheim compiled an overall record of 15-10 in the spring season. Playing at the No. 1 position, Bendheim recorded a 1-5 mark in conference play. Bendheim was one of only two Huskers to record winning marks in each position they played, going 4-2 and 2-1 at the No. 2 and 3 positions respectively. In doubles play, Bendheim had a record of 8-13.
Bendheim made an immediate impact for the Huskers in 2007, joining the team in time for the spring season and competing in 19 of the Huskers’ 20 matches. Playing primarily in the No. 2 slot, Bendheim racked up a 9-10 singles record, and he teamed with four different Huskers for a 7-11 doubles record.
While attending Carl-Schurz-Schule in Frankfurt, Germany, Bendheim earned a German national ranking of 239th.
David was born on March 24, 1987, in Frankfurt, Germany, and is the son of Raif and Gertrud Bendheim. He has one sister, Amelie (21), and is majoring in business administration at Nebraska.
Year Singles Doubles
Fr. 9-10 7-11
So. 17-13 8-13
Jr. 20-16 13-12
Total 46-39 28-36