Men's Tennis
Will Beck - Men's Tennis - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 6-4
  • class Junior
  • High school The Bullis School

Fall 2008: Earned first ranked win as a Wildcat defeating Tennessee’s Matteo Fago ranked No. 117 at the ITA Southeast Regional 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(4) … Advanced to the singles round of 32 at the Southeast Regional … Compiled fall singles record of 4-9 … Went 8-8 in doubles with three different partners … Advanced to Louisville Invitational doubles final with freshman Patrick Bandy.

The Beck File

First Career Win: 10/5/07 over Georgia’s Brad Benedict 6-3, 6-2 at Georgia Tech Invitational
Longest Winnning Streak: 4 matches 1/18/08 – 1/27/08
Highest Singles Position: No. 3 vs. Murray State with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Nicolas Kziestolski

Beck’s UK Stats

Singles Doubles
Year Overall SEC Overall SEC
2007-08 14-20 1-11 6-23 3-10

Spring 2008: Played in every UK match freshman season … Started the year out playing primarily at No. 6 singles and then moved into the No. 4 in late March to close out the year … Earned first SEC win against South Carolina’s Jaime Cuellar 6-2, 7-6(1) … Played doubles primarily at No. 3 slot with junior Shane Collins … Earned first SEC doubles win also against USC … Secured doubles point at Auburn in the SEC tournament first round win with Shane Collins.

Fall 2007: Earned first win as a Wildcat on 10/5/07 Georgia’s Brad Benedict 6-3, 6-2 at Georgia Tech Invitational … Rattled off three straight wins to earn spot in Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional consolation final after first-round loss … Finished first semester of college tennis at 5-3 … Received the 2007 Junior Sportsmanship Award from the Mid-Atlantic Section of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Nov. 17.

High School: Advanced to National Open final in 2005 … Advanced to quarterfinals of National Clay Courts in 2006 and 2005 in doubles … Played No.1 singles and went 36-2 for the nationally-recognized program at The Bullis School under Coach Jack Schore … Ranked as high as 55th in the nation on junior circuit … IAC Conference Team Champions 2005-07 … Ben John’s Team Tournament Champions 2005-07 … Ben John’s Individual champion in 2006 and 2007 … No. 3 at High School National Tournament as senior in 2007 … 2007 National High School Tournament All-Tournament Team … Three-time All-Metropolitain Team MVP of high school team in 2005 and 2007 … Coaches’ Award in 2004 … Record for most wins in a season.

Personal: Born Jan. 4, 1989 in Washington D.C. … Son of Scott and Laura Beck…One younger sister Allison (18)…Father played basketball at University of South Carolina … Major is finance.

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