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 On Tour: Pro Round-Up

Former men's tennis stars Lawson and Hagar compete at next level


Hagar Falls In NCAA Championship Second Round

Senior's closes out career in Athens, Georgia


Hagar Weathers First-Round Challenge To Advance At NCAA Singles Championship

Senior overcomes three sets and three weather delays to move on to Round of 32


Need To Know: NCAA Singles Championship

Hagar will make first NCAA singles appearance beginning Wednesday


Catching Up With Josh and Eddy - Notre Dame Men's Tennis

Notre Dame Seniors Josh Hagar and Eddy Covalschi take to the court and field questions about their doubles partnership and what its like to be roommates.


ACC Men's Tennis Championship Second Round

ACC Men's Tennis Championship Second Round


Men's Tennis | March 18, 2017

Men's Tennis | March 18, 2017 | versus Virginia and DePaul


Notre Dame vs. Northwestern

Notre Dame vs. Northwestern


Notre Dame v. Indiana

Notre Dame v. Indiana


Illinois & Detroit Photo Gallery

Illinois & Detroit Photo Gallery


  • 2017 All-ACC First Team
  • 2017 NCAA Singles Championship Qualifier
  • 2017 ITA Midwest Region Most Improved Player (Senior)
  • 2017 ITA All-American Championships Doubles Quarterfinalist
  • 2017 ITA All-American Championships Singles Consolation Quarterfinalist
  • 2017 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship Doubles Consolation Winner
  • Two-Time ACC Player of the Week (Feb. 28 & April 25, 2017)
  • 2016 All-ACC Third Team
  • 2016 All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2014 ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Champion
  • 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships qualifier


  • Played at No. 1 singles and doubles for the majority of the season
  • Went 20-15 overall in singles (11-11 dual record)
  • Ranked in the singles rankings throughout the season and qualified for the NCAA Singles Championship, advancing to the second round
  • Clinched Notre Dame’s win over No. 13 Northwestern (Feb. 24, 2017) with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Strong Kirchheimer
  • Defeated No. 3 Petros Chrysocos of No. 1 Wake Forest 6-3, 6-1 on April 23, 2017
  • Went 21-11 overall and 10-8 in dual doubles matches with Eddy Covalschi; record includes an 8-7 mark against ranked opponents
  • Ranked inside the top 30 in doubles for the majority of the year
  • With Covalschi, defeated No. 1 Skander Mansouri and Christian Seraphim of No. 1 Wake Forest 7-5 on April 23, 2017
  • With Covalschi, won the consolation doubles bracket at the USTA/ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championship in November 2016
  • Reached the doubles semifinal of the ITA Midwest Regional Championship in October 2016
  • Reached the doubles quarterfinal at the ITA All-American Championships in October 2016
  • Earned a monogram


  • Turned in a solid year with a singles record of 12-9 and doubles record of 11-9, playing exclusively during the spring season
  • Finished the season ranked No. 111 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings and ranked as high as No. 39 in doubles with partner Eddy Covalschi
  • During the dual season defeated No. 12 Illinois’ Alex Jesse (6-2, 6-1), Cole Fiegel of No. 32 Georgia Tech (6-1, 6-2), and No. 95 Nick Horton of NC State (6-2, 6-4)
  • Recorded victories in doubles during dual season against No. 3 Ohio State’s Hugo Di Feo/Chris Diz (6-3) with partner Eric Schnurrenberger, No. 7 Joao Monteiro/Andreas Bjerrehus of Virginia Tech (6-4) with Eddy Covalschi, and No. 17 Jack Murray/Brayden Schnur of No. 1 North Carolina (6-4) with Eddy Covalschi as the Irish defeated the Tar Heels 5-2  
  • Defeated Catalin Mateas of Duke (6-1, 6-0) and No. 19 Petros Chrysochos of No. 7 Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament
  • His win over Chrysochos was just the third against the eventual ACC Freshman of the Year
  • Named the All-ACC Third Team for his first career all-conference selection
  • Also named the the All-ACC Academic Team
  • Participated in Notre Dame’s Rosenthal Leadership Academy
  • Earned a monogram.


  • Returned after a strong rookie campaign to start the year off strong with a seven-match winning streak in doubles while partnered with Eddy Covalschi during fall tournament play
  • Finished with an overall doubles record of 17-12, including a tournament record of 9-1 and a 3-2 mark against nationally ranked opponents  
  • Claimed the ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Championship after winning six matches in four days
  • Defeated 27th-ranked teammates Billy Pecor and Alex Lawson in the ITA Midwest Regional semifinal, 4-6, 7-5, 10-6
  • Won their opening match at the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships over Mississippi State’s Florian Lakat and Julian Cash, 7-5, 6-3
  • Fell to USC’s Yannick Hanfmann and Roberto Quiroz in the quarterfinals, 6-3, 6-3
  • Defeated No. 3 Illinois’ 14th-ranked duo of Ross Guignon and Tim Kopinski in a tiebreaker, 7-6(4) in dual play on Feb. 28
  • Amassed an overall singles record of 16-14  
  • Passed through to the Round of 16 at the ITA Midwest Regional Singles Championship
  • Went 3-0 at the Morgan Run Hidden Duals, including wins over no. 45 Shane Vinsant (Texas A&M) and No. 70 Filip Vittek (San Diego)  
  • Defeated No. 24 Oklahoma State’s 74th-ranked Arjun Kadhe 6-4, 6-1 to help Notre Dame edge out the Cowboys during the ITA Kickoff Weekend
  • Defeated No. 104 Simon Norenius of NC State, 6-4, 2-0, (ret.)
  • Earned a monogram


  • Immediately stepped into a key role as a newcomer  
  • Went 8-3 at No. 3 singles and 8-3 at No. 4 singles  
  • Posted a 3-2 singles record against players who were nationally ranked  
  • Defeated Mac Styslinger of No. 4 Virginia in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championship, 6-2, 7-5
  • Logged a notable win over Johan Backstrom of Ole Miss to help the Irish advance in the NCAA Championship ... won seven of his last eight matches of the season
  • Named the Bobby Bayliss Invitational Most Outstanding Player in the fall after he went 301 in singles play and 201 in doubles action against top competition
  • Went 10-6 at No. 2 doubles with partner Billy Pecor  
  • Was undefeated in doubles with Greg Andrews, going 4-0 in both the No. 1 and No. 2 spots
  • Defeated No. 27 Farris Gosea and Blake Bazarnik of Illinois with Pecor, 6-4  
  • Won a ITA Summer Circuit regional singles championship  
  • Earned a monogram


  • Graduated from ATA College Prep in the spring of 2012
  • A five-star recruit  
  • One of four players awarded the prestigious Bill Talbert Jr. Sportsmanship Award, presented to him at the International Tennis Hall of Fame  
  • Was a part of the USTA Junior National Champion tennis team in 2009, 2010 and 2012 and the runner-up in 2011  
  • As a senior, was ranked in the top 75 in USA Boys' U18
  • Winner of John McFarlin Sportsmanship award, the ATA MVP award, ATA Leadership award and the Capital Area Tennis Association Male Player of the Year award
  • Founder of the Playing for Glimmer Campaign, a recurring summer fundraiser designed to raise money and awareness for A Glimmer of Hope Foundation  
  • Born in Austin, Texas
  • Full name is Joshua Luke Hagar  
  • The son of Jeff and Carol Hagar
  • Has one older sister, Hannah  
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is pursuing a degree in Information Technology Management

Josh Hagar
Josh  Hagar


Austin, TX

High School:
ATA College Prep

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 135

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