Men's Tennis
Joshua Lapadat - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics

JoshuaLapadat

  • height 6-1
  • Weight 162
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown London, Ontario

2021-22 (Sophomore): Named to All-SEC Tournament team, All-SEC Second team … Finished with a 21-4 dual match record, including a perfect 11-0 against SEC opponents … Finished with the second-most wins in singles, going 30-8 overall … Defeated USC’s No. 59 Lodewijk Westrate 6-3, 7-6(3) to help team advance to the Elite Eight of the ITA Indoor Championship … Reached his highest ranking in singles of No. 37 twice, on February 9 and March 9 … Finished the year in the ITA Singles Rankings at No. 121 … Claimed match-clinching point in No. 12 Kentucky’s 4-3 victory over No. 5 Tennessee … Appeared in the doubles rankings with two different partners, reaching No. 22 with JJ Mercer on February 9 and No. 87 with Gabriel Diallo on April 13 … Hold the most doubles wins on the team with a 15-8 record … Defeated Georgia’s No. 14 Trent Bryde and Philip Henning, 6-4, with Diallo … Finished fall season 9-4 in singles and 8-1 in doubles with Mercer … earned match clinching point three times, including against Northwestern in the NCAA Tournament, helping UK earn a 4-2 win.

2020-21 (Freshman):  Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll … Recorded 5-1 singles record in fall and 1-5 doubles record in fall … Began spring ranked No. 7 in ITA Freshman/Newcomer rankings and No. 123 in singles rankings … Appeared in every ITA singles rankings, peaking at No. 84 … Recorded 7-6 doubles record in spring … Defeated No. 80 Raphael Lambling and Phillip Jordan 6-4 alongside Alexandre LeBlanc and clinched winning singles point with 6-4, 6-3 win over Jake Beasley in No. 22 Kentucky’s 4-2 win over No. 10 South Carolina on April 2.

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