UND Roster

2016-17 Men's Tennis Roster

Josh Hagar

Height 5'8''
Weight 135 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Austin, TX


  • 2017 All-ACC First Team
  • 2017 NCAA Singles Championship Qualifier
  • 2017 ITA Midwest Region Most Improved Player (Senior)
  • 2017 ITA All-American Championships Doubles Quarterfinalist
  • 2017 ITA All-American Championships Singles Consolation Quarterfinalist
  • 2017 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship Doubles Consolation Winner
  • Two-Time ACC Player of the Week (Feb. 28 & April 25, 2017)
  • 2016 All-ACC Third Team
  • 2016 All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2014 ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Champion
  • 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships qualifier


  • Played at No. 1 singles and doubles for the majority of the season
  • Went 20-15 overall in singles (11-11 dual record)
  • Ranked in the singles rankings throughout the season and qualified for the NCAA Singles Championship, advancing to the second round
  • Clinched Notre Dame’s win over No. 13 Northwestern (Feb. 24, 2017) with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Strong Kirchheimer
  • Defeated No. 3 Petros Chrysocos of No. 1 Wake Forest 6-3, 6-1 on April 23, 2017
  • Went 21-11 overall and 10-8 in dual doubles matches with Eddy Covalschi; record includes an 8-7 mark against ranked opponents
  • Ranked inside the top 30 in doubles for the majority of the year
  • With Covalschi, defeated No. 1 Skander Mansouri and Christian Seraphim of No. 1 Wake Forest 7-5 on April 23, 2017
  • With Covalschi, won the consolation doubles bracket at the USTA/ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championship in November 2016
  • Reached the doubles semifinal of the ITA Midwest Regional Championship in October 2016
  • Reached the doubles quarterfinal at the ITA All-American Championships in October 2016
  • Earned a monogram


  • Turned in a solid year with a singles record of 12-9 and doubles record of 11-9, playing exclusively during the spring season
  • Finished the season ranked No. 111 in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings and ranked as high as No. 39 in doubles with partner Eddy Covalschi
  • During the dual season defeated No. 12 Illinois’ Alex Jesse (6-2, 6-1), Cole Fiegel of No. 32 Georgia Tech (6-1, 6-2), and No. 95 Nick Horton of NC State (6-2, 6-4)
  • Recorded victories in doubles during dual season against No. 3 Ohio State’s Hugo Di Feo/Chris Diz (6-3) with partner Eric Schnurrenberger, No. 7 Joao Monteiro/Andreas Bjerrehus of Virginia Tech (6-4) with Eddy Covalschi, and No. 17 Jack Murray/Brayden Schnur of No. 1 North Carolina (6-4) with Eddy Covalschi as the Irish defeated the Tar Heels 5-2  
  • Defeated Catalin Mateas of Duke (6-1, 6-0) and No. 19 Petros Chrysochos of No. 7 Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament
  • His win over Chrysochos was just the third against the eventual ACC Freshman of the Year
  • Named the All-ACC Third Team for his first career all-conference selection
  • Also named the the All-ACC Academic Team
  • Participated in Notre Dame’s Rosenthal Leadership Academy
  • Earned a monogram.


  • Returned after a strong rookie campaign to start the year off strong with a seven-match winning streak in doubles while partnered with Eddy Covalschi during fall tournament play
  • Finished with an overall doubles record of 17-12, including a tournament record of 9-1 and a 3-2 mark against nationally ranked opponents  
  • Claimed the ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Championship after winning six matches in four days
  • Defeated 27th-ranked teammates Billy Pecor and Alex Lawson in the ITA Midwest Regional semifinal, 4-6, 7-5, 10-6
  • Won their opening match at the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships over Mississippi State’s Florian Lakat and Julian Cash, 7-5, 6-3
  • Fell to USC’s Yannick Hanfmann and Roberto Quiroz in the quarterfinals, 6-3, 6-3
  • Defeated No. 3 Illinois’ 14th-ranked duo of Ross Guignon and Tim Kopinski in a tiebreaker, 7-6(4) in dual play on Feb. 28
  • Amassed an overall singles record of 16-14  
  • Passed through to the Round of 16 at the ITA Midwest Regional Singles Championship
  • Went 3-0 at the Morgan Run Hidden Duals, including wins over no. 45 Shane Vinsant (Texas A&M) and No. 70 Filip Vittek (San Diego)  
  • Defeated No. 24 Oklahoma State’s 74th-ranked Arjun Kadhe 6-4, 6-1 to help Notre Dame edge out the Cowboys during the ITA Kickoff Weekend
  • Defeated No. 104 Simon Norenius of NC State, 6-4, 2-0, (ret.)
  • Earned a monogram


  • Immediately stepped into a key role as a newcomer  
  • Went 8-3 at No. 3 singles and 8-3 at No. 4 singles  
  • Posted a 3-2 singles record against players who were nationally ranked  
  • Defeated Mac Styslinger of No. 4 Virginia in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championship, 6-2, 7-5
  • Logged a notable win over Johan Backstrom of Ole Miss to help the Irish advance in the NCAA Championship … won seven of his last eight matches of the season
  • Named the Bobby Bayliss Invitational Most Outstanding Player in the fall after he went 301 in singles play and 201 in doubles action against top competition
  • Went 10-6 at No. 2 doubles with partner Billy Pecor  
  • Was undefeated in doubles with Greg Andrews, going 4-0 in both the No. 1 and No. 2 spots
  • Defeated No. 27 Farris Gosea and Blake Bazarnik of Illinois with Pecor, 6-4  
  • Won a ITA Summer Circuit regional singles championship  
  • Earned a monogram


  • Graduated from ATA College Prep in the spring of 2012
  • A five-star recruit  
  • One of four players awarded the prestigious Bill Talbert Jr. Sportsmanship Award, presented to him at the International Tennis Hall of Fame  
  • Was a part of the USTA Junior National Champion tennis team in 2009, 2010 and 2012 and the runner-up in 2011  
  • As a senior, was ranked in the top 75 in USA Boys’ U18
  • Winner of John McFarlin Sportsmanship award, the ATA MVP award, ATA Leadership award and the Capital Area Tennis Association Male Player of the Year award
  • Founder of the Playing for Glimmer Campaign, a recurring summer fundraiser designed to raise money and awareness for A Glimmer of Hope Foundation  
  • Born in Austin, Texas
  • Full name is Joshua Luke Hagar  
  • The son of Jeff and Carol Hagar
  • Has one older sister, Hannah  
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is pursuing a degree in Information Technology Management