Jake

Van Emburgh

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Height: 6'3"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Belleair Beach, Fla.
High School: IMG Academy
Major: Business

Bio

Freshman (2017-18)
(Spring) Finished the spring season at 16-3, leading the Sooners in singles wins … Only OU freshman to appear in every match during the season … As an unranked player, took down Texas A&M’s No. 17 Valentin Vacherot, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-5, to clinch the Sooners’ 4-3 upset win over the No. 5 Aggies at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. … Also clinched OU’s 4-3 victory over rival Oklahoma State in the final match of the regular season … Went 3-0 against Big 12 opponents … Named Big 12 Freshman of the Year … Garnered All-Big 12 Singles Second Team honors … Tabbed ITA Central Region Rookie of the Year … Achieved a season-high ranking of No. 85 in the ITA release … Recorded an 11-7 finish in doubles, including a 5-1 mark with Ferran Calvo playing primarily at the top spot ... Compiled a 4-5 record with Bakshi at No. 1 doubles, including a 6-0 shutout of then-No. 3 Will Little and Johannes Schretter of Baylor … Ranked as high as No. 40 nationally with Bakshi. (Fall) Went 9-3 in singles during fall play … Opened the season with a 7-0 record … Won his first collegiate title at the Alabama Four-in-the-Fall, where he was the Houndstooth flight champion … Advanced to the qualifying draw final at the ITA All-American … Recorded a 2-2 finish at the ITA Central Regional Championships … Compiled a 3-4 record in doubles action, including a run to the main draw quarterfinal at the ITA Central Regional Championships with Calvo.

Other Competition
Won the singles title at the 2018 Oracle/ITA National Summer Championships, winning all six of his matches in the tournament in straight sets.

Junior Career
Top-rated recruit out of Florida's IMG Academy ... Won the doubles championship at the 2016 Easter Bowl Classic in Indian Wells, Fla. … Earned a trip to the semifinals in singles at the 2015 Prince George’s County International Hard Court Junior Championships …Ranked as high as No. 7 in the nation by tennisrecruiting.net … Career-high junior singles ranking of No. 190 in the world ... Chose OU over Northwestern, Penn State, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Personal
Son of Greg and Tracey Van Emburgh … Has a brother, Jenson … Father played tennis at Kentucky and was an All-American before playing on the ATP pro tour for 10 years, reaching a career-high ranking of No. 28 in the world … Enjoys playing golf in his free time and considers himself a car aficionado.

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