Pepperdine graces the courts of the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center this weekend, hosting USF on Saturday and Boise State on Sunday.
Pepperdine starts 2015 against UCLA on Friday at 1 p.m.
Senior Sebastian Fanselow wins the ITA/Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award on the eve of the NCAA Singles & Doubles Championship.
Khunpak Issara and Lorraine Guillermo extend win streak to 16, and advance to the quarterfinals.
Alex Llompart and Finn Tearney exit the championships, and finish year with a 17-14 overall record.
CAREER: Through four seasons, has a singles record of 92-43 overall and 76-37 in duals, and a doubles record of 64-38 overall and 51-32 in duals ... A three-time All-WCC selection in singles.
PEPPERDINE 2011-12: All-WCC first team in doubles and second team in singles ... Team Captain for second-straight season ...Went 23-7 in singles, all in duals ... Went 6-0 from #2 in the lineup, 12-3 from #3 and 5-4 from #4 ... Went 6-3 vs. ranked opponents ... Went 22-16 in doubles, and 17-13 in duals ... Reached as high as #2 in the doubles rankings along with Finn Tearney, and finished the season ranked #14 ... Ranked #82 in the final ITA singles poll ... Finished the year ranked #15 in singles and #2 in the ITA Southwest regional rankings ... Reached the second round of the NCAA Doubles Tournament ... Won 18 singles matches in a row, including a dual-clinching 7-6 (2), 6-7 (2), 6-4 win vs. #32 Sadio Doumbia of Georgia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament ... Went 9-7 vs. ranked doubles teams ... Tallied four wins against top-10 ranked duos ... With Tearney, defeated #1-ranked Chase Buchanan and Blaz Rola, 8-6, marking the second year in a row they topped the eventual NCAA Doubles Champion during the regular season ... Went 3-1 in doubles and 4-1 in singles during the team portion of the NCAA Championships ... WCC Doubles Team of the Month in February ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Made the All-WCC first team in singles as a junior ... Team Captain ... Went 26-7 in singles overall and a team-best 18-4 during the dual season ... Played primarily from the #3 (16-4) spot in the lineup, but also saw action playing #2 (2-0) ... 5-2 versus nationally ranked opponents ... Ranked as high as #40 on the Campbell/ITA Collegiate Singles Rankings and finished the season listed at #75 ... Regionally ranked #11 in singles ... In doubles, finished with a 21-12 record overall and was 14-8 in duals ... Went 12-4 (all in duals) with Alfredo Moreno and concluded the season ranked #87 by the ITA ... Also appeared on the final doubles rankings with Finn Tearney at #51 ... With Tearney, defeated Austin Krajicek and Jeff Dadamo - the eventual NCAA Doubles Champions - to clinch the doubles point in a dual versus Texas A&M ... Was named WCC Doubles Player of the Month with Tearney in October, Hugh Clarke in November and Moreno in February ... Reached the doubles final at the Southern California Intercollegiate with Clarke last fall ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.
PEPPERDINE 2009-10: Made the All-WCC first team in doubles and second team in singles as a sophomore ... Competed in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Tournament with Bassam Beidas and the duo finished the season ranked #30 by the ITA ... In singles, went 21-13 overall (13-10 in duals) ... Saw action up and down the ladder, from #1 to #5 ... Saw the most time at #3, where he went 8-5 ... Highest-ranked victory came against #43 Dennis Lajola in the fall as he reached the final of the Wilson ITA West/South Regional singles tournament ... In doubles, went a team-best 27-9 overall (19-6 in duals) ... Went 16-7 overall and 13-5 in duals with Beidas, and 10-1 overall and 5-0 in duals with Finn Tearney ... Ranked #41 in the final ITA doubles poll with Tearney ... Posted a 12-5 record at the #1 position with Beidas ... Named to the WCC Doubles Team of the Month in February with Tearney and in March with Beidas ... Won the 2009 Midland Invitational doubles title with Tearney.
PEPPERDINE 2008-09: Was named the WCC Freshman of the Year and earned All-WCC first team honors in singles ... Ended the year at #122 in the ITA singles rankings ... After enrolling in January, posted a 22-6 record in singles (all in duals) ... Played primarily at #3, going 20-5 ... Had a 15-13 record in doubles, including 5-6 at #2 and 10-7 at #3 ... Saw the bulk of his doubles work with Hugh Clarke, and they went 10-4 together.
PUERTO RICO: Graduated from the San Juan Educational School in Puerto Rico in 2008 ... Is a member of Puerto Rico's Davis Cup squad and was the country's player of the year in 2008, 09, 10 and 11 ... Ranked No. 1 in Puerto Rico for the U-12, U-14, U-16 and U-18 age groups ...Ranked #5 by the USTA as an U-14 and #7 as an U-18 ... Ranked #80 by the ITF for boys U-18s ... Played in the French Open Juniors ... Made it to the third round of singles in the U.S. Open Juniors and was a doubles semifinalist ... An Easter Bowl singles and doubles finalist.
PERSONAL: Born in
FAVORITES: Likes to go to the beach ... Favorite food is a breakfast burrito ... Favorite movie is Miracle ... Favorite television show is Prison Break ... Favorite book is I've Got Your Back ... Lists his sports hero as Kobe Bryant ... Favorite pro tennis player is Bassam Beidas.