||Laurel Springs HS
||Sunday, November 19, 1995
Standout junior player ranked No. 8 in the nation, third in the Southeast and No. 1 in Georgia in the class of 2013 by the Tennis Recruiting Network at the time of his enrollment at Tech ... Did not play in the fall due to a medical condition, but is expected to compete high in the Tech lineup in the spring.
Completed his studies through Laurel Springs High School ... Plays out of the Tennis Academy of the South ... Built a 66-11 record between September of 2012 and the time of his enrollment at Tech record over the previous year, including a 7-5 mark against other Blue Chip players, a 27-6 record against 5-star players and a 23-0 mark against 4-star players ... Listed No. 6 on the Tennis RPI rankings.
Finished third at National Claycourt Championships in Delray Beach, Fla. in July ... Won the singles championship at the Southern Closed (comprised of the best players across nine states in the South) in Mobile, Ala. in June ... Reached the round of 16 of main draw at the USTA Spring Nationals in March 2013, winning the USTA Regional National in January 2013 and the USTA Southern Bullfrog in November 2012.
Full name is Will Paul Showers ... Born November 19, 1995 in Atlanta ... Son of Susan Showers, who played collegiate tennis at Tennessee Tech ... Has lived in Houston, Texas and Tampa, Fla. ... Has a younger sister, Bailey ... Has an uncle, David Arthur, who played college tennis at Mercer ... Member of the debate team and has won debates at a national event ... Began playing tennis at age 10 ... Enjoys fishing and shooting ... Intended major is Business Administration.