Bullard High School
|Height / Weight:|
6-0 / 175
Redshirt Sophomore (2012-13)
(Spring) Clinched a vital doubles point with partner Lawrence Formentera that helped OU beat Baylor in the Big 12 Championship title match ... Also claimed one of three singles wins for the Sooners en route to OU's second Big 12 Championship title in a row ... Finished second at the No. 3 doubles position with partner Lawrence Formentera in the Big 12 regular season rankings ... Secured Oklahoma's 7-0 win over then-No. 33 TCU, winning the third singles match at the No. 5 position ... Clinched Oklahoma's 4-3 win over then-No. 13 California, winning the last match at the No. 6 position ... Played at the No. 4 position in one match, No. 5 position in three matches and No. 6 position in six matches in singles ... Played at the No. 3 position in doubles in six matches and the No. 2 position in one match. (Fall) Made it to the doubles quarterfinals at the UT Invitational with partner John Harrison Warden.
Spent the year redshirting and did not compete in dual action.
Prior to Oklahoma
Transfered from Fresno State where he competed in 15 dual season matches ... competed in the NCAA Tournament against No. 19 Minnesota in the first round and No. 15 California in the second round ... lead to Fresno State's highest ranking in the season at No. 30 ... helped the team win the WAC Championship title ... won first collegiate dual match over USF's Jacob Hartwig, 6-4, 6-2 ... won five straight matches over Pacific, Hawai'i, Idaho, Nevada and Boise State ... undefeated in WAC Tournament play ... defeated two Boise State players, Jeff Mullen, 6-2, 6-4 in regular season and Nathan Sereke, 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 7-6 (8-6) in WAC Tournament ... helped the Dogs advance into the second round, defeating Minnesota's Brendan Ruddock, 6-2, 6-4 ... posted a 5-2 record in singles in the fall season ... advanced in the ITA Northwest Regional defeating Sacramento State's Javier Millan, 7-6 (3), 6-4 to finish the season ... No. 1 Norcal Boys 18s ... No. 31 in U.S. Boys 18s
Mother is Susan Papac ... Has one brother, Chris (15)... Hobbies include cycling, hiking, snowboarding hanging out with friends, reading, watching tennis and listening to music ... Favorite athlete is Peyton Manning because of his professionalism and dedication ... Biggest athletic thrills are making the Round of 16 at spring nationals 2010 and becoming No. 1 in Norcal ... Admires his mother the most because of her perseverance and her mental and emotional strength ... Mother is former Miss Oklahoma ... Cousin Mary Closs is a top-ranked American junior player ... Chose OU because Norman, Okla. is home for him and he is a Sooner ... He liked the team, the coaching staff and trainers and the facilities ... Wanted to be a part of and contribute to OU's tennis tradition ... Major is Administrative Leadership.