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 Will Beck
Will Beck

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Potomac, Md.

High School:
The Bullis School

Height:
6-4


Fall 2008: Earned first ranked win as a Wildcat defeating Tennessee's Matteo Fago ranked No. 117 at the ITA Southeast Regional 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(4) ... Advanced to the singles round of 32 at the Southeast Regional ... Compiled fall singles record of 4-9 ... Went 8-8 in doubles with three different partners ... Advanced to Louisville Invitational doubles final with freshman Patrick Bandy.

The Beck File

First Career Win: 10/5/07 over Georgia's Brad Benedict 6-3, 6-2 at Georgia Tech Invitational
Longest Winnning Streak: 4 matches 1/18/08 - 1/27/08
Highest Singles Position: No. 3 vs. Murray State with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Nicolas Kziestolski

Beck's UK Stats

Singles Doubles
Year Overall SEC Overall SEC
2007-08 14-20 1-11 6-23 3-10

Spring 2008: Played in every UK match freshman season ... Started the year out playing primarily at No. 6 singles and then moved into the No. 4 in late March to close out the year ... Earned first SEC win against South Carolina's Jaime Cuellar 6-2, 7-6(1) ... Played doubles primarily at No. 3 slot with junior Shane Collins ... Earned first SEC doubles win also against USC ... Secured doubles point at Auburn in the SEC tournament first round win with Shane Collins.

Fall 2007: Earned first win as a Wildcat on 10/5/07 Georgia's Brad Benedict 6-3, 6-2 at Georgia Tech Invitational ... Rattled off three straight wins to earn spot in Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional consolation final after first-round loss ... Finished first semester of college tennis at 5-3 ... Received the 2007 Junior Sportsmanship Award from the Mid-Atlantic Section of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Nov. 17.

High School: Advanced to National Open final in 2005 ... Advanced to quarterfinals of National Clay Courts in 2006 and 2005 in doubles ... Played No.1 singles and went 36-2 for the nationally-recognized program at The Bullis School under Coach Jack Schore ... Ranked as high as 55th in the nation on junior circuit ... IAC Conference Team Champions 2005-07 ... Ben John's Team Tournament Champions 2005-07 ... Ben John's Individual champion in 2006 and 2007 ... No. 3 at High School National Tournament as senior in 2007 ... 2007 National High School Tournament All-Tournament Team ... Three-time All-Metropolitain Team MVP of high school team in 2005 and 2007 ... Coaches' Award in 2004 ... Record for most wins in a season.

Personal: Born Jan. 4, 1989 in Washington D.C. ... Son of Scott and Laura Beck...One younger sister Allison (18)...Father played basketball at University of South Carolina ... Major is finance.

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