Tigers wrap up a season of many firsts in the NCAA Round of 16.
Tigers carrying nine-match winning streak into NCAA Round of 16.
Tigers win 4-2 to advance to NCAA Round of 16 for the first time in school history.
Tigers advance to face winner of Ole Miss/Lehigh match Saturday.
Tigers facing BYU, Friday, at noon.
Memphis men's tennis vs No. 12 Pepperdine in the NCAA Final 16 in Urbana, Ill., on May 16, 2013.
Fall 2012: Posted a 4-5 record during fall season ... Lost to Penn State's Thomas Hanzlik to open the Virginia Ranked +1 tournament ... Defeated Luiz Elizondo of Louisville 6-3, 7-6 in the 13th place Blue Singles match at the Virginia Invitational ... Won two straight matches at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships by defeating Tommy Marx (Butler) 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 and Jeff Offerdahl (Vanderbilt) 6-0, 6-2 ... Went 3-3 in doubles matches with teammate Connor Glennon ... The tandem started the fall the No. 37 ranked doubles team in the country ... Defeated Nick Chappell/JT Sundling of TCU (8-5) at the ITA Men's Regional Championships ... They won at the Virginia Invitational against Ryan Shane/Cornish of Virginia 8-3 ... Also defeated Vanderbilt's Barroetavena and Offerdahl, 8-2 at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships in Memphis.
Spring 2012: All-Conference USA Doubles First Team with partner Joe Salisbury ... Notched 6-14 record in singles and 15-7 mark in doubles, all with Salisbury ... Beat UCF's Erik Brunskong, 6-2, 7-5, and USF's Yannick Yoshizawa, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-4, in singles action ... Teamed with Salisbury to defeat No. 43 Vanderbilt's Gonzalez and Bazarnik, 8-5 ... Posted an 8-6 win against Diego Galeano and Mate Zsiga in Memphis' NCAA first round match against No. 25 Baylor, helping Memphis claim the doubles point ... Tandem also posted wins against No. 70 Stetson and No. 65 UAB ... Duo won six-straight matches that included the win over Vanderbilt and win's against East Carolina and Old Dominion ... Began season ranked No. 50 in singles and No. 47 (with Salisbury) in doubles ... Ended season with doubles ranking of No. 86.
Fall 2011: Went 6-2 in singles matches, starting the season with four-straight wins ... Posted wins over Wayne Harrell of Liberty 6-0, 6-4 and Tsvetan Mihov of Oklahoma 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 before falling to Alex Hilliard of Texas in the pre-qualifying rounds of the ITA Men's All-American Championships ... Posted a 6-3, 6-2 win over Vanderbilt's Alex DiValerio and a 6-2, 6-2 win over ETSU's Jeremy Bonevalle in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships ... Teamed with Joe Salisbury for an impressive 10-3 doubles record ... Opened the fall with a doubles championship at the Dale Short Shootout ... Followed that with a run into the consolation quarterfinals of the doubles main draw at the ITA All-American Championships ... Defeated top-10 UCLA doubles team of Adrien Puget and Alex Brigham 9-8 (11).
Spring 2011: Ended his freshman season with a 7-12 record at the No. 1, No. 2, and No.3 singles positions...went 6-9 at the No. 1 slot...defeated Conference USA opponents, SMU and UCF...Teamed with Joe Salisbury for a 16-7 doubles record at the No. 1 and No. 2 slot...O'Hare and Salisbury picked up victories over Conference USA opponents East Carolina, #33 Rice, Tulane, Southern Miss, UCF, and #36 Tulsa.
Fall 2010: Defeated Max Stevens (Tennessee), 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 in his first ever match donning the Blue and Gray at the Southern Intercollegiates...In his second match, won the first set over Daniel Moser (UAB), 7-6 before being taken down 6-3, 6-4 in the final two sets...Only freshman to receive a bid to All-American Championships where he fell to John Collins (Maryland), 6-2, 6-2, in his first match in prequalifying singles...went 1-1 at regionals with a win over Beni Benalcazar (Dayton), 6-1, 6-2, and a loss to eighth-ranked Eric Quigley (Kentucky), 7-5, 7-5...Wrapped up tournament portion of the schedule at the Louisville Winter Invitational with one win against Jean Erasmus of Drake, 6-4, 7-6 (5) and one loss to Kentucky's Maks Gold, 6-4, 6-3...will enter the spring ranked 52nd nationally in doubles with partner Joe Salisbury...went 4-1 with one defaulted match during fall season with Salisbury...defeated 57th-ranked South Carolina's duo of Alexander Kostanov and Chris Sheehan, 8-3, in his first career doubles match with Salisbury.
Prior to Memphis: Earned ranking of ninth in singles and 13th in doubles in all of Ireland in 2010...Trained with former top-ranked WTA player Justine Henin-Hardene in Belgium...Fourth-ranked junior Under 18 in Ireland in 2009...Won the All-Ireland Championship for his age group...Also competed in soccer, hurling, gaelic and basketball in high school...Competed for Donnybrook LTC tennis club.
Personal: Son of Joe and Alison...Has two brothers, Simon and Mark, and one sister, Jenny...Enjoys football, soccer, basketball and messing around with friends...Fun Fact: "I was scouted by Manchester United for soccer when I was younger."