||Thursday, February 20, 1992
UNLV: A local product who got his feet wet as a rookie after joining the program in January of 2011 ... Will look to earn regular time in the deep lineup as a sophomore ... Also expected to see action at No. 3 doubles ... Turned in 4-4 singles mark in his first fall action, including a 3-0 mark at September's UNLV Fall Invitational ... Also went 1-4 in doubles in tourney play ... A top student who was both a member of the Academic All-MW Team and an ITA Scholar-Athlete. 2011: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing five total matches ... Won both of his dual matches, including his collegiate singles debut over Josh Brown of NAU, 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 (10-7) on Jan. 23 ... Also went 3-2 in doubles matches playing primarily with fellow-freshman Tamas Batyi ... A top-ranked juniors player in the state who earned a top-100 spot in the boys 18-and-under by the USTA. HIGH SCHOOL: Homeschooled for his education ... Earned multiple honors as a juniors player, including the Mike Agassi "No Quit" Award from the Marty Hennessy Jr. Tennis Foundation. PERSONAL: Willie Sublette was born on Feb. 20, 1992, in Las Vegas ... The son of Bill and Lori Sublette ... Has three brothers and sisters ... Majoring in civil engineering... Favorite tennis player is Marat Safin.