Whittle earns third career award as an Aggie; Lam (second) and Pham (first) also honored
Whittle honored for the second straight season; Bacharach and Lam pick up first career honors
UC Davis sophomore becomes first Aggie honored since 2012
UC Davis travels to Fresno State before opening homestand against Montana and Sonoma State
2000-01: Posted a 13-6 singles record, going 11-3 at No. 4 and 1-2 at No. 3... Ranked No.24 in year-end ITA West Region rankings... Won 10 of final 11 matches, including last five... Lone loss in that stretch was to Hawaii Pacific, 7-6 in third set... Went 8-2 against D-II opponents, 3-3 against D-I foes... Advanced to third round of Rolex fall regionals... Was 10-10 in doubles, 4-4 with Richard Galang, 5-5 with Payam Tabar and 1-1 with Daniel Young in fall.
1999-2000: Recorded 14-3 overall record, 12-2 in dual matches (1-0 at No.3, 4-1 at No.4, 4-0 at No. 5, 3-1 at No.6)... Captured 8 of last 9 matches, all in straight sets... Went 14-5 in doubles, 13-3 with Sourin Banerji at No.3... Duo had key win over Jacob Nygren and Kristian Nielsen in Aggies? 6-3 upset victory over No.5 Hawaii Pacific.
BEYER HS ?99: Three-time Sac-Joaquin Section champion in singles... Named All-Central California Conference all four years... Team went 18-0 each year, winning four CCC titles... Senior year defeated Sam Warburg, ranked No. 1 in nation in 16s, in first round of San Joaquin section tournament as a senior... Ranked No.12 in USTA/NorCal Boys 18s as a junior and senior.
PERSONAL: Born May 7, 1981 in North Tarrytown, N.Y.... Managerial economics major... Ranked No.14 in northern California Open singles division in 2000, No.3 in doubles with teammate Greg Lee... Lists Lee as the best athlete he?s competed against... Career sports highlight was winning high school section title three straight years.