Blue Jays End Season with 17 Wins
Buxbaum and Walsh Earn All-America Honors
Stags Edge Blue Jays, 5-3, in NCAA Quarterfinals
Sophomore Repeats as Player of the Year
Blue Jays Run Conference Win Streak to 83 Matches
2015: Finished with 9-11 record in singles and 3-1 in doubles • advanced to semifinals in championship singles draw at ITA Southeast Regional • went 3-1 in three-set matches.
2014: Went 14-9 in singles and 3-2 in doubles • ranked as high as 15th nationally and fourth in the Atlantic South in singles • named ITA Scholar-Athlete and to Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll • lost in finals of championship singles draw at ITA Southeast Regional • advanced to round of 16 in championship doubles draw at ITA regional • selected for NCAA Singles Championship.
2013: Named Second Team All-Centennial Conference in singles • named ITA Scholar-Athlete and to Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll • advanced to quarterfinals in championship singles draw and won Blue 2 doubles draw at ITA Southeast Regional • went 16-4 in singles and 5-2 in doubles • won four straight doubles matches to start the season • ended season on a nine-match win streak in singles • clinched the win in the Centennial Conference semifinals • played 10 three-set matches, going 6-4.
2012: Went 14-5 in singles and 3-5 in doubles • named Second Team All-Centennial Conference in singles • advanced to semifinals of championship singles draw and quarterfinals in championship doubles at ITA Southeast Regional • went unbeaten in final eight singles matches of the season • went 2-0 in singles in the NCAA Tournament • clinched the win in the NCAA Sweet 16 for the program’s first-ever quarterfinals appearance.
Personal: Benjamin Hwang • son of Daniel and Jan Hwang • won state championship at #2 singles as a sophomore and #1 singles as a senior • went a combined 45-1 in three seasons at Wharton • led team to back-to-back district, regional and state championships as a sophomore and junior • finished as state runner-up in #2 singles as a junior and named first team all-county • named Tampa Tribune Player of the Year and team MVP as a senior • majoring in behavioral biology.