Ty Tucker named coach of the year
Buckeyes travel to Evanston, Ill., for Big Ten Tournament Thursday-Sunday
April 16-22, 2012
Buckeyes defeat No. 21 Michigan 6-1 on Senior Day in Columbus
Buckeyes, Wolverines will meet at 12 p.m. Sunday
2010-11 (Junior Season) Saw limited action but exerted leadership throughout junior campaign ... competed in 2010 D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. (Oct. 10) ... saw action at 2010 Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championship in Notre Dame, Ind. (Oct. 25) ... won his only dual singles match of the season, 6-0, 6-1, vs. Jay Jones of Cleveland State (Feb. 24) ... competed in six total double contests on the season, two in tournament play and four in dual action ... in dual doubles, went 4-0 including 8-2 wins vs. Butler, Toledo and Wright State ... defeated Cleveland State's Matt Ford and Aris Spirtos, 8-0, with partner Ille Van Engelen.
2009-10 (Sophomore Season) Had a breakout year in his second season at Ohio State ... participated in his first national college championship at 2009 D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. (Oct. 3-11); won two singles matches at the event ... advanced to Round of 32 in singles and Round of 16 in doubles at 2009 Wilson/ITA Midwest Regional Championship in Ann Arbor, Mich. (Oct. 15-19) ... participated at Big Ten Singles Championships in East Lansing, Mich. (Oct. 30-Nov. 2); advanced to quarterfinals after upsetting No. 97 Marek Czerwinski of Illinois, 6-4, 6-4 .... won four singles matches and two doubles matches at Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind. (Jan. 17) ... picked up first-career Big Ten singles win against Will Davis of Michigan State (6-3, 6-2) at No. 6 ... was ranked as high as 88th in the country ... recorded 15-3 overall record in singles with a perfect 5-0 ledger in dual-match play ... in doubles, picked up two wins in league action in wins over No. 60 Purdue (March 12) and No. 62 Penn State (March 28) ... had 9-1 record with 5-0 mark in doubles competition.
2008-09 (Freshman Season) In first season at Ohio State, compiled 5-2 overall record in singles through the course of the year ... made his Buckeye debut during Ohio State Invitational in Columbus (Jan. 9-11); after dropping first two matches, won three-consecutive to round out event in strong fashion; in final match, defeated Julian Dehn of Minnesota in three sets 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 ... saw action early during spring season against Xavier (Jan. 21) and won 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) against J.T. Torbeck at No. 6 singles to claim his first dual-match victory in Buckeye career ... in doubles, partnered with Mike O'Connell for two matches ... duo defeated Ravjot Dhatt and Johan Gunnarsson of Denver, 8-2, during Ohio State Invite, marking his first-career doubles win in Scarlet and Gray.
Prior to Ohio State Peaked at No. 34 in the USTA's Under-18 singles rankings in 2008 ... high school All-American ... captained Manlius Pebble Hill at No. 1 singles senior year ... advanced to quarterfinals of 2008 New York State High School Championships ... faced Buckeye teammate Matt Allare in finals of USTA National Open championships in 2007 in Cincinnati ... finished 2007 No. 45 in USTA National Junior Under-18 rankings and 77th in final USTA National Junior Under-16 polls.
Personal Son of Linda and Howard ... has two sisters, Jennifer and Susan.
Steven William's Career Records
YEAR Tournament Dual Big Ten Overall
2010-11 1-3 1-0 0-0 2-3
2009-10 10-3 5-0 1-0 15-3
2008-09 3-2 2-0 0-0 5-2
Totals 14-8 8-0 1-0 22-8
YEAR Tournament Dual Big Ten Overall
2010-11 1-1 4-0 0-0 5-1
2009-10 4-1 5-0 2-0 9-1
2008-09 1-0 0-0 0-0 1-0
Totals 6-2 9-0 2-0 15-2
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