Men's Tennis



Season Outlook: Youthful Irish Look To Establish Presence in 2018

Irish set to kick off season against Michigan State on Friday at the Eck Tennis Pavilion


Irish Close Fall At Gopher Invitational

Fall season comes to a close after Sunday's play


Irish Send Two To Gopher Invitational Final Round

Cabrera and Howells set for final round Sunday


Lebedev Falls In Round Of 16 At ITA Fall Nationals

Irish also kick off play at Gopher Invitational on Friday


Irish Wrap Weekend Play With Strong Performances

Underclassmen impress at Napa Valley and Harvard


Notre Dame v. Indiana

Notre Dame v. Indiana


Notre Dame v. Boston College

Notre Dame v. Boston College


  • Turned in a solid rookie campaign, going 17-4 in singles (7-1 dual matches) and 9-8 in doubles (4-1 dual matches)
  • Won first six career dual singles matches and saw action against conference opponents Boston College, Georgia Tech and Clemson


  • Graduated from Laurel Springs in May 2016  
  • Was the top-rated prospect in his Irish class
  • Ranked as high as seventh nationally according to the Tennis Recruiting Network
  • Compiled a juniors record of 634-342 (combined singles and doubles)  
  • Won the 2016 National Davis Cup 18s at No. 1 singles  
  • Won a super national at 16U Winter Nationals  
  • Reached the finals at four super nationals (14s Easter Bowl Doubles, 14s Clay Court Singles and Doubles and 18s Clay Court Doubles)  
  • Won three National Opens and placed third in three National Opens
  • Won two doubles titles at Atlanta ITF and Claremont ITF
  • Has a strong international background, playing in tournaments in Italy, Panama and Canada  
  • Started attending online schools in sixth grade to devote more time to tennis  
  • Trained at the same tennis academy as teammate Daniel Rayl  
  • Started his own web design company while in high school
  • Son of Kevin and Karen Small
  • Born in Costa Rica
  • Full name is Johnathan David Small
  • Enrolled in the First Year of Studies programs with plans to study business.

Johnathan Small
Johnathan  Small


Zionsville, Ind.

High School:
Laurel Springs

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

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