AS A SOPHOMORE: Recorded a 23-4 overall mark in singles play … spent majority of the season at the No. 4 and No. 5 positions … defeated Santigao Villegas of #2 Virginia 7-5, 6-3 … won over #25 Washington[apos]s Alex Rosinski in a three-set match … tied the overall match at 1-1 for the Irish against Illinois when he cruised past Connor Roth at No. 5 singles 6-2, 6-1 … earned the decisive win against Florida State at fifth singles to clinch the Irish victory … put the Irish on the board at No. 5 singles with a three- set win over Robert Hall of Louisville, 6-1, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 … won at No. 4 singles to keep the Irish comeback hopes alive against Wisconsin when he was able to defeat Chris Freeman 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 … defeated Georgetown[apos]s Will Lowell in a two set match to advance to the BIG EAST semifinals … clinched the win for the Irish at No. 4 singles over USF[apos]s Romain Deri to take the Irish to the BIG EAST Championship … played inthreedoublesmatches,witha2-1overall record … named BIG EAST Player of the Week on March 18.
AS A FRESHMAN: Recognized as a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … posted a 7-3 dual season singles record with all seven victories coming in straight sets … began his Irish career with six straight wins … held a 5-2 record while playing in the No. 6 position and a 2-1 record while occupying the No. 5 position … most commanding victory came against Marco Ballok, 6-2, 6-2, who represented 12th-ranked Tulsa.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA: Two- year letter winner at Pembroke (Mo.) … captured six major junior tournaments, including winning individual honors at the USTA National Open, USTA Missouri Valley Sweet 16, USTA Missouri Valley Super 2 and two USTA Missouri Valley Outdoor Futures … ranked as one of the top-20 high school seniors during his senior year by Tennis Recruiting Network … son of Bill and Edna Keaton … oldest of twosiblings…fatherplayedtennisat Yale … born April 11, 1990 in Kansas City, Mo. … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major.