Men's Tennis

JJMercer

  • height 5-11
  • Weight 165
  • class Redshirt Sophomore
  • Hometown Huntington, W.Va.
  • Previous School Ohio State
  • High school Huntington HS

2021-22 (Redshirt Sophomore): Transferred to Kentucky from Ohio State … Reached No. 89 in the ITA singles rankings after going 3-3 in the fall … Finished the year going 10-14 overall and 7-11 in dual matches … Recorded an 8-1 record with partner Joshua Lapadat in the fall, peaking in the doubles rankings together on No. 22 on February 9 … Holds a 11-11 record in doubles in the spring … Defeated Georgia’s No. 90 Blake Croyder and Erik Grevelius, 6-2, with partner Liam Draxl … Earned match-clinching point once … Defeated Wake Forest’s Siddhant Banthia by a 7-6(3), 6-1 score, helping UK advance to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight for the third time in program history.

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