#26 Men's Tennis lost to #2 Ohio State 2-5 in the Eck Tennis Pavilion on March 3rd.
AS A SENIOR:Continued to bolster Irish record as doubles specialist during senior campaign, playing primarily at the No. 1 spot with Greg Andrews ... concluded career second in school history in doubles wins (83) ... went 4-1 with Ryan Bandy as the second doubles team ... went 7-2 in singles and 10-6 in doubles during the fall season ... named to the Tom Fallon Invitational all-tournament team after going 3-0 in singles and 3-0 in doubles with teammate Greg Andrews ... also earned a spot on the Tribe Invitational all-tournament doubles team ... advanced to finals of the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Championship with Andrews after defeating five opponents ... won eight doubles contests and six singles matches in a row during middle of fall season ... went 2-1 in singles at the OFCC Invitational and 3-0 in singles at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... a member of the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic team ... earned a Monogram.
AS A JUNIOR:Doubles specialist who teamed with sophomore Greg Andrews primarily at two to go 15-6 during the spring season ...went 21-13 on the year in doubles playing with four different partners ... won first six doubles matches with Andrews (Feb. 3 - Feb. 12) ... opened year with teammate Niall Fitzgerald at No. 1 doubles ... went 2-2 with Fitzgerald, including an 8-7 (7-4) win over then-No. 34 Illinois State's Alexander Pelaez and Tuomas Manner to open the spring season ... went 6-4 during the fall season at singles ... turned in a 3-1 record at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... earned a Monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Saw role improve drastically on the team during second season, finishing with a record of 8-3 in singles while going 23-16 in doubles action ... named a member of BIG EAST Academic All-Star team ... went 7-2 in singles during the fall season, while posting a mark of 1-1 in limited action during the spring campaign ... went a perfect 3-0 at the 2010 Chowder Fest, recording wins over two Harvard players: John Thornton, twice (6-1, 6-2 / 6-3, 6-2) and Mac McAnulty (6-2, 6-4) ... also went 3-0 at the Tribe Invitational, defeating College of Charleston's Mickael Boyer (6-4, 6-4), Maryland's Michiel Doornenbal (6-1, 6-1) and William and Mary's Adrian Vodislav (6-2, 6-2) ... lone win during the dual campaign came against Dayton's Phillip Dresden (6-2, 6-0) at the No. 6 court ... played entire season with Niall Fitzgerald in doubles, climbing as high as 51st in the rankings in split time between the No. 1 and No. 2 court during dual play ... reeled off wins in 10 of first 12 dual season matches, including taking down Oklahoma's 48th-ranked duo of Lawrence Formentera and John Warden (9-8) and North Carolina's 44th-ranked twosome of Stefan Hardy and Zach Hunter (8-3) ... later in the year, took down Ohio State's 12th-ranked tandem of Matt Allare and Peter Kobelt (8-6) for highest-ranked doubles victory to date ... earned a Monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Posted a 7-8 mark in doubles play and saw action in eight doubles matches during his first season of dual play with the Irish ... played at second, third, and fourth doubles ... won four dual season doubles matches ... defeated Joe Wood and Conor Berg with partner David Anderson by a score of 8-5 to stake the Irish to a 1-0 lead and win over New Mexico ... captured a 9-7 win over Toledo's Bryant Dudzik and Terence Weigan ... earned a Monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA:Four-year letter winner at Junipero Serra (Calif.) ... conference champion as a junior and senior ... earned team MVP honors as a sophomore and junior ... all-conference selection as a junior ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the NorCal 18 Jr. Sectional Championships at Santa Clara University in June 2009 ... competed at the USTA Spring National Championships in Mobile, Ala. in March 2009 ... the son of Kathleen and Mark Talmadge ... has one younger brother, Sean ... born in San Mateo, Calif. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.