UND Roster

2014-15 Men's Tennis Roster

Billy Pecor


Height 6'2''
Weight 185 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Houston, Texas
High School Chaparral (AZ
Bio

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2015 NCAA Doubles Championship qualifier
  • 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Doubles Championship qualifier
  • 2014 ITA National Summer Doubles Champion
  • 2013 All-BIG EAST
  • BIG EAST Player of the Week (Feb. 19 & March 13, 2013)

AS A FIFTH-YEAR SENIOR: Turned in a stellar final season, particularly at doubles, for the Fighting Irish … … ended the season with a bid to the NCAA Doubles Championship after spending the year among the nation’s top 15 teams … went 25-9 in doubles with Lawson throughout the fall and spring … posted a 12-4 dual doubles record with Lawson at No. 1 doubles, including 6-1 against ACC opponents … fared well against nationally ranked foes, going 11-6 in those matches … twice defeated South Florida’s No. 12 Roberto Cid and Sasha Gozun during fall tournament play, 7-6(5), 7-6(5) at the ITA All-America Championships, and 7-6(6), 6-2 in the Round of 16 at the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships … notched a pair of wins against Oklahoma State’s No. 12 Jakob Sude and Arjun Kadhe (6-4) and Columbia’s No. 6 Ashok Narayana and Max Schnur (7-6(3)) during the ITA Kickoff Weekend … defeated No. 5 Gonzalez Austin and Rhys Johnson 8-7(3) of Vanderbilt during the first round of the NCAA team championship … entertained in a heartstopping 7-6(3), 7-6(1) win over No. 7 Ralf Steinbach and Kevin Metka of Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Championship … lost a three-set heartbreaker to LSU’s No. 14 Boris Arias and Jordan Daigle, 6-7(3), 7-6(6), 7-5 … ended the season ranked No. 17 in the final ITA doubles rankings … recorded a 14-18 overall singles record … began the dual season with four straight wins at No. 5 singles … clinched Notre Dame’s 4-3 win over No. 70 Clemson with a 6-4, 1-6, 6-0 win over Luke Johnson at No. 3 singles.

AS A SENIOR: Earned first singles victory of the fall season in a rallying effort over David O’Hare of Memphis (5-7, 7-6 (5-0), 6-4) at the OFCC Invitational … proceeded to down Joe VanMeter of Cleveland State in straight sets (6-2, 6-5) … compiled a 2-1 spring singles record, besting both Roberto Meza of Toledo (6-3, 6-1) and Georgia Tech’s Colin Edwards (6-1, 6-1) in straight sets … closed the fall doubles season with two consecutive victories alongside Josh Hagar, topping Nadin Indre and Andrew Cahn of Western Michigan (8-2) as well as Jeffrey Brown and Amaury Derognat of Louisville (8-4) at the Bob Bayliss Invitational … spent the majority of the spring doubles season playing at No. 2 singles with Josh Hagar, with the duo earning as a high as a No. 46 ranking from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (February 11-22) … defeated the 27th-ranked team of Farris Gosea and Blake Bazarnik of Illinois (6-4) as well as the 36th-ranked pair of Sean Weber and Nick Horton of North Carolina State (8-7 (8-6)) during the spring season … aided Notre Dame’s NCAA Tournament efforts by downing Michael Tebon and Joey Leto of Green Bay (7-1) in the first round before being defeated by Nik Scholtz and Ricardo Jorge of Ole Miss (4-8) … claimed the ITA National Summer Doubles Championship with partner Alex Lawson after an 8-6 win over Jeffrey Schorsch and Charlie Emhardt … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Recorded a 12-9 singles mark (10-9 at No. 4) and an 11-9 doubles record during the spring season … knocked off No. 70 Johnny Grimal of Memphis (7-5, 6-1), No. 97 Juan Pablo Murra of Kentucky (6-3, 5-7, 7-6, (7-2) and No. 118 Ross Guignon of Illinois (2-6, 7-6, (9-7), 6-1) … partnered with Alex Lawson, beating No. 39 Jason Tahir and Michael Redlicki of Duke (8-5) and No. 59 Oliver Pramming and I. Gonalez-Muniz of South Florida (9-7) … named BIG EAST Player of the Week twice … named to the all-BIG EAST team in the spring … recorded a 7-4 singles mark and a 6-3 doubles record during the fall season … won six singles contests in straight sets … went 2-1 in singles at the OFCC Invitational to open the season … also went 2-1 at the Tom Fallon and Tribe Invitationals … biggest win of fall came over No. 53 Vlad Stefan of Michigan (7-6, 6-2) at the Tom Fallon Invitational … teamed with Alex Lawson throughout fall, winning four straight matches at the Tribe Invitational to close out the fall campaign … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Turned in a 17-16 record in singles and a 21-9 record in doubles during the year … went 11-10 during the spring season in singles, competing primarily at No. 4 singles … teamed with senior Sam Keeton almost exclusively at No. 3 doubles in the spring, going 13-7 … best singles win came at home against No. 2 Ohio State as he defeated then-No. 44 Devin McCarthy at four singles, 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-7) … won seven singles matches from Feb. 26 to April 7 … won six matches in straight sets … went 2-2 on the year against ranked singles competition … teamed with Keeton to help the Irish beat the Buckeyes in doubles as the duo topped Peter Kobelt and Connor Smith, 8-6 … went 6-2 in doubles during the fall, highlighted by a round of 16 appearance at the ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Championship … ended fall season by winning six out of final nine singles contests … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed only during the fall season in his first campaign with the Irish … named member of BIG EAST Academic All-Star team … posted a record of 10-2 in singles competition while going 6-4 in doubles play … went 2-1 at the season opening Fighting Illini Invitational in singles before going 3-0 at the 2010 Chowder Fest, 1-1 at the Midwest Regionals and 4-0 at the Tribe Invitational … went 1-0 with Tyler Davis in doubles, while also going 1-0 with Casey Watt, 2-1 with Greg Andrews, 0-1 with Matt Dooley and 2-2 with Stephen Havens … ended the season with two consecutive victories alongside Havens, knocking off College of Charleston’s Lukas Koncilia and Kyle Parker (8-5) and William and Mary’s Adrian Vodislay and John Banks (8-5) … earned a monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL:Named the MVP of his 2010 5A state championship team Chaparral (Ariz.) … earned All-America honors as a senior … top-ranked player from Arizona and ranked No. 1 in the USTA Southwest Section his senior year … 2010 Arizona junior singles champion and winner of four Southwest Section doubles tournaments with his brother Thomas … voted the 2010 USTA Southwest Section Junior Male Tennis Player of the Year … posted an overall record of 75-15 (44-4 in singles including a 27-12 record against Blue Chip and five-star players) … captured the singles title and finished second in doubles at the 2010 USTA National Open held in Surprise, Arizona … won a silver ball in singles at the 2009 Winter National Championships … singles and doubles champion at the 2009 Mike Agassi No Quit tournament in Las Vegas … finalist at the 2010 U.S. Open men’s qualifier tournament held in Surprise, Arizona … received the 2008 Winter National Championships Sportsmanship Award … achieved a No. 5 national singles ranking for the 18-and-under division and a No. 6 ranking by tennisrecruiting.net … born in Houston, Texas … son of Bill and Susan Pecor … has a younger brother, Thomas … enrolled in the College of Engineering as a civil engineering major.