Men's Tennis



Irish Claim ITA Academic Team Accolades

Four individuals names ITA Scholar-Athletes


Irish Split Doubleheader In Home Finale

Notre Dame falls to Florida State, defeats Ball State to close home schedule


Irish Clean Up In Sweep of Louisville, DePaul

Irish defeat Cardinals 4-3, Blue Demons 6-1 to move to 10-6 on the year


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


Notre Dame v. Indiana

Notre Dame v. Indiana


Notre Dame v. Boston College

Notre Dame v. Boston College


  • Played primarily in the fall for the Irish
  • Posted a record of 7-3 in singles matches and tallied a 3-0 mark in dual singles contests


  • 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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