Jake Williams
Jake Williams
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  • 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...as a senior played nine matches at the ITA West Regionals, reaching the Flight A consolation semifinals in singles, and winning the doubles consolation with partner Ian Habbestad...played in five singles dual matches in the shortened spring season, going undefeated and not losing a set, all at the No. 5 position...also 6-0 in doubles dual matches, playing at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions with Park, Hao, Habbestad and Jacobs...started in singles and doubles in the Stags final match of the 2020 season at home against Haverford on March 11, winning 8-2 with classmate Matthew Jacobs at No. 3 doubles, and 6-3, 6-2 at No. 5 singles...completes his Stags Tennis career with records of 27-7 in singles and 52-19 in doubles, including a remarkable 21-0 record in career singles dual matches...was one of two members of the Stags Tennis Class of 2020 to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honors for his better than 3.5 GPA in each of his four years.


News Mentions

Ten Stags Earn Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete Honors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - A total of 10 members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team, including all five of the program's seniors, earned...

July 29, 2020

Nikolai Parodi Earns ITA National Senior Player of the Year Award

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Claremont-Mudd-Scripps senior Nikolai Parodi earned the 2019-20 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III...

May 27, 2020

Video Tribute: The CMS Men's Tennis Class of 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The five seniors on the CMS men's tennis team had incredible careers, tallying a dual match record of 109-11 over their...

April 2, 2020

Seniors' Last Stand: Stags Go Out Winners

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team defeated Haverford 9-0 on Wednesday night, extending the Stags' shutout streak to...

March 11, 2020

Stags Shutout Whittier and Clark to Complete Weekend Sweep

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team earned two more shutout victories on Saturday, defeating SCIAC...

February 29, 2020

Stags Blank Kingsmen in SCIAC Opener

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team took to the road to begin SCIAC play, blanking Cal Lutheran 9-0...

February 28, 2020

On to the Next: Stags Win Two More in Final Prep for National Indoors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team earned two more non-divisional wins on Saturday, defeating Division...

February 15, 2020

Stags Take Two in Saturday Biz Blitz

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team used twelve different players to defeat NAIA opponents Hope...

February 8, 2020

Stags Tennis Past and Present Come Together at 2020 Ted Ducey Alumni Match

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Six decades of Stags Tennis players came out to support the annual Ted Ducey Alumni Match on Saturday, as past and present...

January 25, 2020

CMS Men's Tennis Picked Second in Preseason Division III Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team was picked to finish second in the nation in the Intercollegiate Tennis Associati...

January 16, 2020

CMS Men's Tennis Opens Spring Season with 8-1 Win over Pacific

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team, which enters the spring season ranked No. 2 in the nation in Division III, opened...

January 16, 2020

Parodi Defeats Katzman to Earn ITA West Region Singles Title

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Nikolai Parodi and junior Jack Katzman squared off in an All-CMS singles final at the ITA West Regionals, and Parodi...

October 6, 2019