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 Billy Grokenberger
Billy Grokenberger
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Barbara, Calif.

High School:
Santa Barbara

Birthdate:
09/19/1990

04/25/2013

No. 11 Men's Tennis Falls to No. 6 Virginia Tech, 4-0

The Eagles' season ends in the first round of the ACC Championship

04/22/2013

Men's Tennis to Face Virginia Tech in ACC Championship

The Eagles lost to the Hokies, 7-0, on March 17 earlier this season

04/21/2013

Men's Tennis Drops 7-0 Decision to No. 59 North Carolina

The Eagles next play at the ACC Championships on Thursday

04/19/2013

Men's Tennis Falls to No. 10 Duke, 7-0

The Eagles next play at No. 59 North Carolina on Sunday

04/14/2013

Men's Tennis Loses to No. 26 Wake Forest, 7-0

The Eagles play next at No. 9 Duke on April 19

AS A SENIOR (2012-13)
Spring: Compiled a 6-11 record in dual-match singles play and an 8-11 mark in dual-match doubles competition ... played on court Nos. 3-6 in singles and 1-3 in doubles ... won in doubles at the No. 2 spot with Matt Wagner against Miami (4/7) ... went 3-0 in singles and 2-1 in doubles over spring break in matches against UC Santa Barbara (3/8), Westmont College (3/7), and UC Davis (3/4) ... earned victories in doubles against Hartford (2/23) and Brown (2/26) ... won in singles (6-0, 6-1 at No. 4) and doubles (8-6 at No. 1 with Philip Nelson) in season opener vs. SNHU (1/26) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Fall: Went 2-10 overall with a 1-5 record in singles and a 1-5 mark in doubles ... won one match in singles play at the Princeton Invitational (9/14-16).

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12)
Spring: Went 3-11 mainly in the No. 2 and No. 3 singles position, earning victories over in the Eagles' wins over Hartford (2/12) and Marquette (2/11) ... also tallied a three-set victory in the No. 4 position in BC's win over Bryant (1/20) to start the dual season ... started the season with four straight doubles victories with partners senior Akash Muppidi and sophomore Michael McGinnis, mainly on court one ... finished the season 6-14 in doubles action ... earned a key doubles win with freshman Matt Wagner over Mark Schanerman and Marco Stancati of Miami as the Eagles defeated the Hurricanes, 5-2, in their only ACC victory ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Fall: Went 8-3 in doubles action with Muppidi in tournament play ... tallied two of three singles wins at the Brown Classic (9/30-10/1) ... also recorded two victories in doubles ... the pair also recorded two wins at the 2011 USTA/ITA Northeast Regional (10/13-16) and the Crimson Tide Invitational (10/28-30).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
Spring: Paired with Akash Muppidi, featured at No. 1 doubles, going in 10-11 on court one, 11-13 overall ... earned time in the singles lineup, competing in eight matches late in the year ... tallied wins in two sets against Scared Heart (2/12) and Connecticut (4/14) ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Honor Roll.
Fall:Fell to the top-seed at the ITA Regional Championships, going 1-1 in doubles action with Akash Muppidi.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10)
Spring: Played in four singles matches, winning all four in straight sets ... appeared in 16 doubles matches, going 4-12 ... recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Fall:Tallied a 2-1 record at the ITA National Invitational with Adam Davison as partner ... fell to the top-seeded player in singles play at the same tournament, going 1-2.

BEFORE BC
Named Santa Barbara Tennis Player of the Year in 2009 ... four-year first-team member of the Channel League ... part of the 2008 National High School championship team ... team captain as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 19, 1990 to of David and Trina Grokenberger ... has six siblings, Metta, Callie, Lauren, Chase, Blake and Hanna ... enrolled in the Carroll School of Management as a finance major.

Year

Dual Singles

Conf. Singles

Dual Doubles

Conf. Doubles

Tournament

Vs. Ranked Opponents

2009-10

4-0

0-0

4-12

0-5

3-3 (1-2 Singles; 2-1 Doubles)

0-0

2010-11

2-6

0-6

11-13

3-8

1-1 (0-0 Singles; 1-1 Doubles)

0-5

2011-12

3-11

0-7

6-13

1-9

12-13 (3-6 Singles; 9-7 Doubles)

0-1

2012-13

6-11

0-9

8-11

1-8

4-16 (1-7 Singles; 3-9 Doubles)

0-7

Totals

15-28

0-22

29-49

5-30

20-33 (5-15 Singles; 15-18 Doubles)

0-13

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