|College:||Claremont McKenna (Amherst)|
On Court: 4-Star Recruit who ranked in the top 10 in the Pacific Northwest and top 100 nationally as a junior...played for Garfield HS for four years, winning Washington State HS singles title as a junior and the state doubles title as a senior...member of the PNW team competing at National Boys 18 Team Championships in Champaign, IL...as a freshman started in singles and doubles for the Amherst College Mammoths who reached the NCAA 3rd Round and finished as the No.8 team in D3...compiled a singles record of 14-10 at the 3-6 positions...played with five different partners in compiling a 15-13 doubles record, mostly at the No. 2 position...as a sophomore made Stags Tennis debut at ITA West Regional...unseeded in singles, he advanced to the quarterfinals with wins over Mandic (PP) and teammate Robert Liu, before losing a tough three-setter to top seed Jack Katzman...partnered Julian Gordy in doubles and the pair advanced to the final before losing 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 to teammates Jake Berber and Niko Parodi...earned fall rankings of #12 in the West Region for singles, and #4 and #14 respectively in the West and Nationally for doubles...played at the No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles position for the entire spring season...after winning two of his first five singles matches in February, quickly hit his stride and won 16 of his final 19 between March 4 and May 21...was similarly consistent at No. 2 doubles with partner Jack Katzman, going 22-6 with win streaks of 11 and 8...finished his first full year as a Stag with overall records of 21-7 in singles and 26-7 in doubles...also earned 1st Team All-SCIAC honors as well as year-end West Region rankings of No. 18 in singles and No. 7 in doubles...this season spent fall semester abroad in Auckland, New Zealand.
Tools: Head Graphene Speed 360 Pro strung at 51 lbs with Solinco Hyper-G
Personal: Son of Shannon and Tarik...has a younger brother Leo...enjoys board games and reading good books and hanging out with his dog Rafa.
Favorite Stag: Edward La Cava (CMC '12)
Say What?: wore sweat pants to school every day in the 10th grade