Irish looking to shake off growing pains on the road
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 the ITA Summer Circuit 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.