The Notre Dame men's tennis team closed out their regular season home schedule with a 5-2 win over Ball State.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Recorded a 23-4 overall mark in singles play ... spent majority of the season at the No. 4 and No. 5 positions ... defeated Santigao Villegas of #2 Virginia 7-5, 6-3 ... won over #25 Washington's Alex Rosinski in a three-set match ... tied the overall match at 1-1 for the Irish against Illinois when he cruised past Connor Roth at No. 5 singles 6-2, 6-1 ... earned the decisive win against Florida State at fifth singles to clinch the Irish victory ... put the Irish on the board at No. 5 singles with a three- set win over Robert Hall of Louisville, 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 ... won at No. 4 singles to keep the Irish comeback hopes alive against Wisconsin when he was able to defeat Chris Freeman 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 ... defeated Georgetown's Will Lowell in a two set match to advance to the BIG EAST semifinals ... clinched the win for the Irish at No. 4 singles over USF's Romain Deri to take the Irish to the BIG EAST Championship ... played inthreedoublesmatches,witha2-1overall record ... named BIG EAST Player of the Week on March 18.
AS A FRESHMAN: Recognized as a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... posted a 7-3 dual season singles record with all seven victories coming in straight sets ... began his Irish career with six straight wins ... held a 5-2 record while playing in the No. 6 position and a 2-1 record while occupying the No. 5 position ... most commanding victory came against Marco Ballok, 6-2, 6-2, who represented 12th-ranked Tulsa.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA: Two- year letter winner at Pembroke (Mo.) ... captured six major junior tournaments, including winning individual honors at the USTA National Open, USTA Missouri Valley Sweet 16, USTA Missouri Valley Super 2 and two USTA Missouri Valley Outdoor Futures ... ranked as one of the top-20 high school seniors during his senior year by Tennis Recruiting Network ... son of Bill and Edna Keaton ... oldest of twosiblings...fatherplayedtennisat Yale ... born April 11, 1990 in Kansas City, Mo. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.