Men's Tennis



#22 Irish Drop 4-3 Decision To No. 11 Florida

Kempin, McCormick get win over No. 5 Kessler/Vale


#22 Irish Fall To #3 Tar Heels In ITA Indoors First Round

Irish will play in consolation bracket Saturday


Undefeated Irish Roll To 5-1 Victory Over Northwestern

#22/17 Irish improve to 7-0 for first time since 1983


Need To Know: Northwestern

Irish head to Evanston to face Wildcats in non-conference tilt


#23/18 Irish Slip Past Boston College 4-3

Notre Dame (6-0) off to best start since 2014


Men's Tennis vs Michigan State

Notre Dame vs Michigan State | January 19th 2018

  • Graduate from Laurel Springs in June 2017
  • A blue-chip recruit according to the Tennis Recruiting Network, ranked 17th in the incoming class
  • Played high school varsity tennis as an eighth grader in 2013 at the Collegiate School (Richmond, Va.), going undefeated in both singles and doubles
  • Won team 2013 all-prep title and named all-prep in doubles and singles
  • 2013 Virginia State team semi-finalists
  • Named to first-team all-state in the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association in 2013
  • Won the USTA National Selection Tournament B14s (July 2013)
  • Won Nike USA Masters B14 (October 2013)
  • Won USTA National Selection Tournament B16s (October 2014)
  • Won Atlanta and Evert ITF doubles events (October/November 2014)
  • Won USTA Florida B18s State Championship (January 2015)
  • Third in USTA National Selection Tournament B18s (February 2015)
  • Earned the USTA Sportsmanship Award at USTA National Selection Tournament (February 2015)
  • Invited to participate in USTA 2015 Boys Team USA training and travel team playoff
  • Earned 2015 USTA Clay Court Championship B16 Sportsmanship Award and reached singles quarterfinals
  • Participated with team USA at PGC G1 ITF and Napa Valley Collegiate Invitational (August/September 2015)
  • Played into main draw at USTA Men’s Futures Pro Circuit in Vero Beach, Florida (April/May 2016)
  • Won USTA National Selection Tournament B18s (May 2016)
  • Competed in USTA/ITF Men’s Futures Pro Circuit events as a high school senior
  • Has been an Eagle Scout since age 13
  • Set a goal at the age of eight to earn a scholarship to play at Notre Dame
  • Attended same private online high school as current Notre Dame men’s tennis junior Alex Lebedev 
  • Son of Henry and Elizabeth Howells
  • Younger brother to Henry, Heather and Alexandra
  • Will enroll in the First Year of Studies program with plans to major in finance

William Howells
William  Howells


Boca Raton, FL

High School:
Laurel Springs

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 140

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