Irish set to wrap fall season with two events this weekend
Irish claim regional doubles title for second straight year
Irish set to host regional tournament Oct. 22-26
Irish quartet set to compete in Tulsa, starting Saturday
After advancing to the semifinals of the NCAA singles championship last spring, senior Quentin Monaghan sets his sights higher for his senior season
- 2014 ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Champion
- 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships qualifier
AS A SOPHOMORE: 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.
AS A FRESHMAN: 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.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from ATA College Prep in the spring of 2012 ... ...a five-star recruit ... one of four players awarded the presitigous 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 tanked 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 reoccurring 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.