Whittle honored for the second straight season; Bacharach and Lam pick up first career honors
Aggies' junior opens tournament against Northwestern's Sam Shropshire
Junior is joined by five of his teammates as the Big West announces post-season honor rolls
McKelvie and Maltby post singles wins as UC Davis falls in marathon semifinal
UC Davis sets up semifinal battle with No. 2 Cal Poly on Wednesday afternoon
2015-16: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION SINGLES... Posted a team-best 27-8 overall record in singles and an 18-4 mark in dual matches during the spring... Spent time at both the No. 3 and No. 4 spots in the Aggies' lineup, finishing 5-0 at the former and 12-4 at the latter... At one point, he won 16 consecutive dual match singles contests from Jan. 23-April 2 -- 11 of those in straight sets... Finished 20-6 overall in doubles play, including a 12-2 mark in matches at all three spots in the lineup... Posted a 10-1 record alongside Tommy Lam at the No. 3 spot in the doubles lineup and was 17-2 overall with Lam in doubles on the year -- ranking No. 9 in the Northwest Region according to the final ITA poll... Finished 9-4 in singles during the fall and a combined 12-2 in doubles, claiming the Flight "B" singles and doubles titles at the Aggie Invitational, while reaching the round of 16 in doubles at the ITA Northwest Regionals.
2014-15: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM DOUBLES... One of three 20-match winners for the Aggies in singles play, finishing 22-11 overall and 12-8 in dual match play, playing mainly at the No. 4 position (8-7)... Also finished 3-1 at No. 3 and won his only contest at No. 2... Earned all-conference doubles honors with teammate Brett Bacharach, finishing 9-7 overall and 6-6 in duals at the No. 2 position... Joined Bacharach to advance to the semifinals at the 126th Annual Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championships before falling to a team from Oklahoma State, posting victories over doubles teams from UCLA, San Diego, and UC San Diego, along the way... Won his first seven singles contests during the fall, winning his flight at the Aggie Fall Invitational and reaching the finals of his flight at the UCSB Classic.
2013-14: One of four 20-game winners for the Aggies in his first season, finishing 20-6 overall in singles play and 15-2 in dual matches... Ranked fourth on the team in overall wins and tied for second in dual match wins... Stood fifth in the Big West in overall victories and tied for second in dual match wins... Played at three different positions in the singles lineup, including an almost-perfect 9-1 record at the No. 6 position... Also finished 5-1 at the No. 5 spot and 1-0 at No. 4... Was a perfect 5-0 against Big West Conference opponents... Opened the spring season with wins in nine of his first 10 contests (the other unfinished), while closing the year with four consecutive singles victories... The 20 overall singles wins ranks fifth on the UC Davis single-season list dating back to 1996-97... His 15 dual match wins ranks tied for second on the single-season list during that same period... Finished a combined 10-4 in doubles play, including a 3-2 mark in dual matches at the No. 3 position, with four different teammates... Teamed with Parker Kelley to finish 4-2 in doubles while winning two of his three duals with teammate Kyle Miller.
VALLEY CHRISTIAN HS '13: Four-year letter winner for the Warriors, earning first-team All-West Catholic Athletic League honors all four seasons... reached the CIF Central Coast Section finals in doubles as a senior -- the best finish for any doubles team in school history -- after also finishing second at the WCAL Tournament... rated as a four-star recruit by the website TennisRecruiting.net.
PERSONAL: Parents are Ronald and Kimberly... Has an older sibling, Cameron.