AS A JUNIOR: Recorded a 20-15 mark in singles play with a 13-10 record in regular season play … spent majority of the season at the No. 3 singles spot … downed Illinois[apos] 24th-ranked Dennis Nevolo in straight sets 6-4, 7-6 to begin non-conference play … defeated #2 Virginia[apos]s 31st-ranked Drew Courtney, 7-6 (7-2), 4-6, 7-6 (7-5) … tied the overall match with Michigan at 3-3 in a hard-fought three-set win at No. 3 singles 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 … Stahl held serve at deuce to claim the clinching game in the third set … helped Notre Dame come-from-behind to win over 31st-ranked Wisconsin as he won a tough three-set match over 73rd- ranked Patrick Pohlmann 6-3, 6-7 (4-7), 6-4 to clinch the win … defeated No. 55 Clint Bowles of #19 Florida State, 7-5, 6-4 … downed Fresno State[apos]s Tejesvi Veerepalli, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1, to advance to Blue Gray Tennis Finals Classic … defeated Charlie Caris of Georgetown 6-4, 2-0 to advance to the BIG EAST semifinals … tied up doubles play with David Anderson to help the Irish move on in the BIG EAST Championship … saw singles and doubles action during the BIG EAST Championship.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Earned BIG EAST Academic All-Star honors … climbed as high as 112th in singles as late in the season as Feb. 1 … posted a 22-12 overall record in singles play… finished with an impressive 11-2 mark in open play with the only two losses coming against Austen Childs of Louisville (2-6, 0-6) and Drew Daniel of Michigan (6-1, 4-6, 0-1 [7-10]) in the Wilson/ ITA Midwest Regionals … accumulated 22 points during the Wolverine Invitational to take home second place … won all four matches in straight sets during the Tom Fallon Invitational earning him All- Tournament team honors for the second consecutive season … posted an 11-10 dual record while playing nine matches as No. 4 (5-4), 11 matches as No. 3 (6-5) and one match as No. 2 (0-1) … had second- most wins on the team with 22 … had back- to-back, come-from-behind wins against 57th ranked Mamound Kamel of #14 Pepperdine (4-6, 6-4, 7-6) and Sebastien Vidal of #64 William & Mary (2-6, 6-4, 6-2) … wasundefeatedduringopendoublesplay posting a 6-0 record … finished with a 3-5 dual record which included a convincing win, with partner David Anderson, against Wael Kilani and Yannick Yoshizawa of 40th-ranked South Florida (8-1) … had match clinching wins against both Duke and Michigan State … presented with the Raymond T. Bender Award, which is given to the player on the team who expresses the most enthusiasm.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw extensive playing time in singles … named to the BIG EAST all-tournament team for singles play … posted a 27-8 overall record … went 11-3 in open play and 16-5 in dual action … went 8-2 versus the Midwest region … went 7-3 in three-setters … went 15-1 at the No. 6 position in dual play … recorded a 1-4 mark at the No. 5 spot … clinched four wins in singles as he posted a 4-0 record when the team match was tied 3-3 … clinched four wins over Diego Toledo of South Florida to secure the BIG EAST title for the Irish … also clinched Notre Dame[apos]s upset win over Florida State with a win over Drew Bailey (6-2, 3-6, 6-1) … finished the year on an 11-match unbeaten streak including eight wins and three unfinished matches … had four come-from-behind wins … tied with Sheeva Parbhu for second-most singles wins on the team with 27 … captured the third singles flight at the William & Mary Invitational … won three matches at the Tom Fallon Invitational … went 7-2 in doubles play … all his matches were in the open season … went 2-0 with Matt Johnson, 1-1 with Sean Corrigan and 4-1 with David Anderson … advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2008 Summer ITA Championships before falling to Sanam Singh of Virginia (6-4, 6-0).
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA: Four-year letterwinner at Walt Whitman (Md.) … helped Walt Whitman capture the 2005 Maryland state championship … captured the 2005 Maryland state doubles championship … reached the 2007 Maryland state title match in singles … reached the finals of the USTA MAS Challenger #8 in December of 2005 … defeated German Boryachinskly, ranked No. 33, and David Nguyen, ranked No. 19, en route to the finals … advanced to the semifinals of the USTA MAS Challenger #3 and USTA MAS Challenger #4 … member of the National Honor Society … AP Scholar … born January 24, 1989, in Minneapolis, Minn. … son of Thomas and Dale Stahl … has a brother, Aaron, and sister, Hannah … mother played tennis at Cornell … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.