The Notre Dame men's tennis team fell to Louisville, 4-0, in the championship match of the Big East Tournament on Sunday.
AS A JUNIOR: Achieved a 17-15 overall record in singles play ... posted a 12-11 in dual singles ... played the majority of the season at the No. 4 (5-6) and No. 5 (5-2) positions ... had clinching wins over Chris Cha of #36 Michigan and Martin Kildahl of #25 Washington ... recorded victories over #2 Virginia in singles play against Steven Rooda and in doubles play with partner Blas Moros against Julen Uriguen/ Santiago Villegas ... defeated USF's Yannick Yoshizawa in a three-set match to help the Irish advance to the BIG EAST Tournament ... competed in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Posted a 9-5 dual- season singles mark while splitting time between No. 5 (8-3) and No. 6 (1-2) ... secured two match-clinching points for the Irish ... earned first victory and match- clinching point of the dual season with a win over Jayson Miller of Toledo, (6-1, 6-2), at No. 5 singles ... defeated Colin Hoover of #13 Texas A&M, (6-4, 3-6, 6-0) at No. 6 to record his first victory against a ranked team ... knocked off Meedo El Tabakh of #9 Illinois, (7-6, 6-4), to clinch the victory over the Fighting Illini ... ended the BIG EAST Tournament with a straight-sets victory over Andrew Carter of #23 Louisville, 6-3, 7-6 ... competed in six doubles matches during the dual season with three different partners including Sean Tan (0- 1), Santiago Montoya (0-1) and Daniel Stahl (1-3) ... grabbed a victory over Wael Kilani and Yannick Yoshizawa of #40 USF, 8-1.
AS A FRESHMAN: Registered a 17-15 overall record in singles play ... went 9-4 in open play and 8-11 in dual match play ... posted a 7-4 mark against Midwest region opponents in the dual season ... went 3-5 in his eight matches that went to a third set ... played the majority of the dual season at the No. 5 position, posting a 6-11 mark ... also went 1-0 at the No. 3 and No. 4 positions ... had clinching wins over Toledo, Northwestern and Duke ... was leading his NCAA tournament match versus East Tennessee State (6-4, 1-6, 5-4) when East Tennessee clinched the victory ... went 0-2 versus BIG EAST opposition with two additional unfinished matches in conference play ... defeated Scott Rasmussen of #64 Michigan State (6-3, 6-2), Juan Gomez of #66 Northwestern (7- 5, 6-4) and Jared Pinsky of #15 Duke (5-7, 6-4, 6-3) for a season-long three-match win streak in dual play ... had consecutive three set tie-break wins over Griff Nienberg of Purdue [7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (11)] and Marc Spicijaric of #13 Illinois [5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (8)] ... posted a 5-6 mark in doubles play ... all 11 of his doubles matches came in the open season ... went 4-1 playing with Daniel Stahl, including a 2-1 mark at the William & Mary Invitational ... also won two matches with Stahl at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... paired with Sean Corrigan to defeat Saketh Myneni and Sammy Struyf of Alabama (8-5).
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA: Two-year letterwinner at Sandwich (Mass.) ... captured the USTA National Opens in November 2005 ... knocked off four players ranked in the top 100 and four of his six victories were in straight sets ... reached the finals of the Farmington Valley, ATP Gator Bowl and New England Sectional ... named a Massachusetts All- Star ... named Boston Globe All-Scholastic ... named to the honor roll all four years ... born March 15, 1989, in Cape Cod, Mass. ... son of Del and Susan Anderson ... has two sisters, Jen, and Diana ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.