Johns Hopkins Ranked 18th in Final ITA Poll
Blue Jays End Season with 17 Wins
Willenborg Named Centennial Coach of the Year
Hopkins Beats Swarthmore, 5-0, in Title Match
Kang Clinches Berth in Centennial Title Match
2017: ITA All-American in doubles • named First Team All-Centennial in doubles • First Team CoSIDA Academic All-District • ITA Scholar-Athlete • went 7-3 in singles and 19-5 in doubles • led team in doubles wins • won fourth straight ITA Southeast Doubles Championship • placed sixth at ITA Oracle Cup in doubles • won six straight singles matches from March 25 to April 29 • earned his 100th career win on April 15 • named Centennial Conference Player of the Week (April 17) • unbeaten in singles from March 25 to May 13 • had doubles wins streaks of five (March 16-April 9) and eight (April 15-May 13) • lost just three doubles matches in the spring.
2016: ITA All-American in doubles • finished 12-4 in singles and 23-7 in doubles • second on the team in doubles wins • lost in finals of Loyola Invitational after going 3-1 in singles and 3-1 in doubles • won third straight ITA Doubles Championship • placed sixth in doubles at ITA National Small College Championship • lost just one singles match from April 6 to May 13 • had a pair of seven-match win streaks in doubles • went 5-1 in doubles in the postseason.
2015: ITA All-American in doubles • posted a 4-4 record in singles and 17-10 in doubles • all four singles wins came in straight sets • won ITA Southeast Doubles Championship and advanced to round of 32 in championship singles draw • finished seventh in doubles at the ITA National Small College Championship • went 4-1 in doubles in postseason team play.
2014: ITA All-American in doubles • named First Team All-Centennial Conference in doubles • ITA Southeast Doubles Champion • finished fifth in doubles at ITA National Small College Championship • ranked as high as fifth in the nation and first in the Atlantic South in doubles • went 5-3 in singles and 21-9 in doubles • 21 doubles wins are third most by a freshman in program history • won nine of 10 doubles matches from September 28 to February 21 • won nine straight doubles matches from April 8 to May 11 • went 4-1 in doubles in the Centennial Conference and NCAA Team Tournaments.
Personal: Emerson Walsh • son of Kevin Walsh and Carol Summe • father played tennis and coached at the University of Louisville and was inducted into Cardinals’ Hall of Fame in 2001 • brother, Spencer, swam at Georgetown • named to Principal’s List every quarter • organized and hosted Red Cross blood drives • state doubles semifinalist as a freshman and sophomore • state doubles finalist as a junior • led team to four straight state semifinals • two-time captain • state singles semifinalist as a senior • also swam for one year • recipient of 2015 Student Initiatives Fund at JHU • Dean’s List student majoring in mechanical engineering.