On Court: 4-star recruit on TR.net who ranked as high as No.189 in his class....best NorCal rankings were No. 11 in singles and No. 26 in doubles in the Boys 16s...played on Menlo-Atherton HS team for four years, compiling a 73-4 career record...favorite tournament in juniors was the New Balance HS Championships in Boston...as a freshman made his debut as one of four first-year Stags players at the ITA West Regionals...went 1-2 in three singles matches, losing to eventual finalist Jed Kronenberg of Pomona-Pitzer in the second round...seeded sixth in doubles and paired with fellow first-year Jack Katzman, the freshmen won three of four before falling to teammates and eventual champions Berber-Parodi in the semis...earned fall West region doubles ranking of No. 8...returned in the spring to make an impact in both singles and doubles for the Stags...went 7-0 in singles dual matches without losing a set or more than six games in any match, playing Nos. 3-6...partnered Yeam and Berber in five doubles duals, going 4-1 at Nos. 2-3...earned overall records of 8-2 in singles and 7-2 in doubles...one of five Stags to be honored for his outstanding academic work with ITA Scholar-Athlete and SCIAC All-Academic accolades...recipient of the cioveted Hank Krieger Trophy for his commitment to team values...as a sophomore played in two fall tournaments: the ITA Collegiate Grass Court Invitational in Newport, R.I. and ITA West Regionals in Claremont...placed seventh at the Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I., defeating Trinity's Cameron Krimbill 4-6, 7-5, (13-11) in the last match...lost in the second round of ITA Regionals to eventual champ LeDuff of UC Santa Cruz, after defeating Pomona-Pitzer's Schoenherr in the opening round...played two matches decided by tie-breaks with teammate Jay Yeam in doubles, losing in the second round to Pomona-Pitzer's Bicks and Stark...won his first six singles matches of the spring dual season, playin at Nos. 2, 3, 4 and 6...after tough losses to Amherst and Williams in late March, rebounded nicely to win his last six matches of the season while only losing one set in the process...was one of three Stags to earn four clinches in dual match play...appeared in eight doubles matches with three different partners - Park, Williams, and Carroll - winning all eight in dominant fashion...his 8-5 win with Park at No. 3 doubles against Wesleyan helped the Stags hold on for an important 5-4 win on the road...completed 2019 with overall records of 14-5 in singles and 9-1 in doubles, losing only two total matches in dual match play.
Tools: Babolat Aero Pro strung at 51 lbs with Solinco Tour Bite 16L
Personal: Middle son of Linda and Peter...older brother Scott is a senior at Stanford, while younger brother Andy is a freshman in High School who plays basketball...enjoys spending time with his family playing cards, hiking, golfing, swimming, and watching TV shows...has an interest in design and is a fan of architectural magazines and creating architechural computer models...First Year Guide (FYG) for CMC as a sophomore.
Favorite Stag: Max Kirsch (CMC '20 - Stags Basketball)
Say What?: can't eat any spicy food