Known as the spirit of Illinois' tennis, wearing his emotions and energy on his sleeve at all times ... Posted a 16-8 record in singles and a 12-7 ledger in doubles ... Suffered a rare lung injury that sidelined the junior for five duals in the heart of the Big Ten regular season ... Posted singles marks of 14-7 in duals and a 3-2 conference matches ... Primarily played at No. 4 singles, carding an 8-3 ledger ... Also saw action in the No. 2 (1-1) and No. 3 (5-3) singles slots... His best doubles performance came with junior Brandon Davis, as the pair went 2-2 against ranked opponents and 8-5 overall, 3-1 in Big Tens... Highlights included back-to-back upsets in the Big Ten Tournament over No. 57 Ryan Heller and Andrew Mazlin of Michigan in the semifinals, followed by toppling No. 31 Drew Eberly and Justin Kronauge of No. 2 Ohio State in the finals ... Spent 15 weeks ranked in doubles - as high as No. 10 - with partner Kevin Anderson after the duo went 4-1 in their five matches as a tandem ... Came in No. 37 in the final FILA ITA doubles standings with Anderson ... Received Illinois' Scholar Athlete Award as voted on by his teammates ... Took the entire fall season off to play on the professional tour ... Tabbed Academic All-Big Ten ... Finished the season ranked No. 125 in the final FILA ITA singles poll.