Jake Williams
Jake Williams
Height: 6-1
Weight: 150
Year: Jr
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Canyon Crest Academy
Major: Computer Science and Mathematics
College: Harvey Mudd

On Court:  3-star recruit on TennisRecruitng.net, reaching as high as #222 in his class during junior year...four-year starter for Canyon Crest Academy and team captain as a senior...won CIF and Palomar League Doubles as senior after having lost in the finals of both the previous year...led team to CIF Open Division Finals junior year losing to national champion Torrey Pines High School...made the quarterfinals at the Ojai as a senior and won a round in Pac Coast Doubles as a junior and senior...as a freshman made collegiate tennis debut at ITA West Regionals in October, playing one singles match and four doubles matches with partner Freddie Simental...made his singles and doubles dual match debut on February 25, playing No. 3 doubles with Simental against Bates and Brandeis, and No. 6 singles against Brandeis...won all three matches, including the clinching singles match at No. 6...played in two additional singles dual matches in the spring, versus Chapman on April 15, and Hope International on April 26...played his way into the starting doubles lineup by end of regular season and through the post-season, playing at No. 3 with Gordy...played at all three doubles positions with three other partners in addition to Simental and Gordy...completed freshman season with overall records of 3-1 in singles and 16-7 in doubles, including a team best 14-5 in doubles dual match record...was voted Most Improved Player by his teammates, and was one of six Stags to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honors for achieving a 3.5 GPA or better...as a sophomore won two singles matches at ITA West Regional before falling in three sets to UC Santa Cruz's Magnus Ibh...teamed with Freddie Simental to reach the quarters of the doubles after upsetting top seeds Cummins-Lipscomb in the first round...fall records of 2-1 in both singles and doubles...began spring dual match play with a win at No. 6 singles against Westmont, his first of six straight set singles dual match wins at that position....figured prominently in the depth and success of Stags' doubles in 2018, partnering Simental, Liu, and Yeam in 12 duals at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions...two biggest wins were in early April with Liu against Gustavus and Pomona-Pitzer at the No. 3 spot...finished 2018 with overall records of 8-1 in singles and 11-4 in doubles...was again one of five Stags to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete and SCIAC All-Academic honors for his exemplary work in the classroom...as a junior played in two fall tournaments, earning a 4th place finish in Flight B singles at the ITA Collegiate Grass Court Invitational in Newport, R.I. and then winning two matches in the Flight A singles at the ITA West Regionals in Claremont...played doubles with Freddie Simental in Newport, where the duo placed third...then reached the semifinal of doubles at ITA Regionals with partner Robert Liu...continued his consistent play in both singles and doubles in the spring...won all seven of his singles dual matches in straight sets, playing at positions 4-6...won thirteen of seventeen doubles duals, playing with five different partners...finished the 2019 campaign with records of 9-3 in singles and 17-6 in doubles...was awarded the Krieger Trophy by Coach Settles for his impact as a team player...earned his third consecutive ITA Scholar-Athlete honors for his excellence in the classroom.

Tools: Wilson Blade 18 x 20 strung with Solinco Tour Bite at 52 lbs

Personal: Eldest son of Holly and Steven...has one sibling, little brother Luke, a member of the Occidental tennis team...competitive bridge player who recently competed in Team USA bridge trials, where team advanced past pool play before losing in semifinals...big football fan, especially the Chargers and Seahawks.

Favorite Stag: Rohan Shankar (HMC '17) 

Say What? Avid fantasy football player currently experimenting with fantasy hoops