||Texas A&M University
||Ponce de Leon, Fla.
||Florida Virtual School
||Friday, September 08, 1989
“This talented Floridian is one of the best athletes in all of college tennis. With a year in Aggieland under his belt, we look for Wil to make a big splash on the national scene. He is the consummate team player, a fierce competitor, and more importantly, a joy to coach.” – Texas A&M Head Coach Steve Denton
Joined the team in January 2008…Compiled a 13-11 overall record in singles playing primarily at the No. 2 and No. 3 lines...Defeated three nationally-ranked opponents during the season…Went 2-4 against Big 12 competition including an upset of No. 34-ranked Ivan Puchkarov of Oklahoma State on March 30...Was ranked as high as No. 90 nationally in singles and No. 55 nationally in doubles with teammate Austin Krajicek...Clinched the Oklahoma match for the Aggies...Posted the fourth-highest doubles record on the team with a 11-13 overall mark...Combined with teammate Mike Beatty for the third-best doubles record on the team with a 5-2 mark at No. 2 doubles in dual match play...The duo went an undefeated 3-0 against Big 12 competition...They upset the No. 35-ranked doubles team of Miguel Reyes Varela and Luis Diaz Barriga of Texas in the regular season on April 19 and the No. 60-ranked combination of Michael Breler and Sinisa Markovic of Texas Tech in the Big 12 Quarterfinals on April 25...Also teamed up with Austin Krajicek (5-6), Matt Bain (1-3) and Chris Chirico (0-2)...Made his collegiate debut against Clemson in the spring season opener on Jan. 25.
HIGH SCHOOL and JUNIOR CAREER
The second-highest rated player in the class of 2008 by the Tennis Recruiting Network…Played for the 2005 USTA Junior Davis Cup Team in Barcelona Spain…Won MVP honors for the U.S…Received a wild-card berth into the main draw of the Junior U.S. Open and advanced to the second round in Flushing Meadows, N.Y…Won ITF Grade 5 Championships in Mexico City…Also defeated some of the top juniors in the world to win the Pan American ITF Grade 1 Championships in Tulsa, Okla…Was ranked as high as No. 2 nationally in 12’s, No. 1 in 14’s, No. 8 in 16’s and No. 5 in 18’s…Ranked as high as No. 60 in the ITF Rankings…Sportsmanship Award recipient…Qualified for the USTA National Clay Courts Boy’s 18’s at the age of 15…Named Amateur Athlete of the Year by the All Sports Association…Placed third at the Super National Hard Court Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich...A 2007 graduate of the Florida Virtual School...Member of the Spanish National Honor Society.
William Raymond Spencer III…Son of William R. Spencer Jr. and Colleen Spencer…Born Sept. 8, 1989 in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla…Has one older sister Blakeley Edgerton (22) who graduated from Bryan College with a degree in political communications…Business major at Texas A&M…Enjoys reading, playing basketball and hanging out with friends…Would like to play professional tennis and start and own a company in the future.