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Joseph McWilliams
Joseph McWilliams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aurora, Ill.

High School:
West Aurora

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 150

Position:
R

Birthdate:
02/03/1985


2004-05: Finished season tied for first on team for most singles wins with 17 ... Went 5-3 in doubles where he played six matches with Bryan Karazia, one with Michael Flowers and one with Cameron Marshall ... Earned 14 dual match victories ... Defeated nationally ranked Michael Rubin of Michigan in the Big Ten Singles Tournament

2003-04: From start to finish, had a brilliant freshman season by placing third on the team in singles wins with 20 ... Won his first six collegiate matches - four at the Tom Fallon Invitational and two in the ITA Midwest Regional qualifying bracket ... Also began the dual match season successfully by winning seven of his first eight matches ... Went 7-2 in three-set matches ... Notched five doubles wins with Michael Flowers and two with Josh Efros.

Pre-MSU: Went 40-0 during senior season with West Aurora en route to winning the state championship ... Singles finalist as a sophomore and doubles semifinalist as a freshman in the Illinois state tournament ... Ranked No. 45 in the nation by the USTA for Boys' 18 Singles for the month of August 2003 ... Named All-Conference and All-State for 2000, `01 and `03 while not competing as a junior due to seeing action in international and national tournaments ... Participated at the National Clay Courts and National Hard Courts from 1999 to 2003.

Personal: Born February 3, 1985, in Aurora, Ill. ... He is the son of Dale and Carlene McWilliams ... Loves the book "Green Eggs & Ham" ... Biggest tennis influence and hero is coach Jack Scharpe because he is a great teacher on and off the court ... He is an advertising major.

McWilliams' Career Numbers
Singles	Overall	  Dual	Conf.	Tour.	Doubles	  Overall	   Dual	Conf.	Tour.
2003-04	  20-13	 12-10	  4-5	  8-3	2003-04	      7-5	    5-3	  ----	  2-2
Total	  20-13	 12-10	  4-5	  8-3	Total	      7-5	    5-3	  ----	  2-2

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