UND Roster

2018-19 Men's Tennis Roster

Daniel Rayl


Height 6'0"
Weight 165 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Carmel, IN
High School Park Tudor
Bio

AS A SENIOR:

  • Went 15-6 in 2018-19, including an undefeated 5-0 record in the spring
  • In doubles play, posted a 9-7 overall record, including a 4-0 finish at home
  • With classmate Nathan Griffin, went 2-0 overall, registering wins over St. Bonaventure’s Patwardhan/Malmberg (6-4) and Toledo’s Carranza/Shoults (6-3)

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Played exclusively in the fall for the Irish
  • Notched a record of 6-11 in singles matches and went 3-8 in doubles matches

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Went 11-6 in singles on the year, including 3-0 in duals
  • Saw action against Monmouth, Detroit Mercy and IUPUI
  • Also posted a 5-4 doubles record (1-0 dual record)

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Kicked off his career with Irish with a 15-6 singles record and 2-8 doubles record
  • Went 3-1 against conference opponents, with wins over Boston College’s Kent Mukai (6-2, 6-4), Louisville’s Carlos Longhi Neto (6-2, 6-2) and Clemson’s Robert Dudley (5-7, 6-4, 6-0) during the spring
  • Ended the season with victories against Chicago State’s Gonzalo Martinez (6-1, 6-2) and Gabriel Niculescu (6-4, 6-4) in a doubleheader April 3
  • Earned a monogram

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Park Tudor High School in May 2015
  • Four-year tennis letterwinner
  • Two-time Indiana state singles champion as a junior and senior, with a combined 52-0 singles record
  • Indiana state singles runner-up as a sophomore with a 31-3 record
  • State doubles champion as a freshman, going 25-2 in doubles
  • Three-time USTA Midwest Closed Championships doubles champion
  • Winner of various USTA Midwest level singles and doubles tournaments
  • Made the quarterfinals of both the hard and clay court national doubles championships with partner Sameer Kumar, who will play at Stanford (’19)
  • Attended the same high school as current football player Brandon Tiassum (’19)
  • From the same area as former Irish tennis player Dougie Barnard
  • Son of Randy and Patty Rayl
  • Has two older brothers, Brian Wylie and Matthew Rayl
  • Mother was a cheerleader at Wright State University
  • Brother Brian played basketball at Millikin University
  • Brother Matthew competed in gymnastics at Ohio State University