Billy Gardner
Billy Gardner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

High School:
Brother Rice

Height:
6-4

Position:
R


2007-08: Recorded a 5-11 record in doubles action with Alex Forger ... Posted a 1-4 record against nationally ranked opponents in doubles action with Forger ... Finished 7-7 with six other doubles partners on the season posting an overall doubles record of 12-18 ... With Forger, defeated the then-No. 7 doubles team of Jason Jung and Mike Sroczynski of Michigan ... Ranked as high as 59th in the nation with Forger.

Fall 2007: Went 0-8 in fall singles competition ... Won first set in last two matches at the Big Ten Indoor Singles Championship ... Collected 2-5 doubles record with four different teammates ... Won one doubles match each with teammates Billy Gardner and Nick Rinks.

Pre-MSU: Earned four varsity letters at Bloomfield Hills for Spartan coach Gene Orlando ... Gathered all-state honors during junior and senior seasons ... Won state championships at No. 4 singles as a freshman ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Competed in the Junior Davis Cup for two years, placing second and fourth in the event, respectively.

Personal: Born April 4, 1989 in Morris Planes, N.J. ... Son of Glenn and Lynn Gardner ... Business major.