Daniel Hwang Athlete Profile

Daniel Hwang

Daniel Hwang
Height: 5-10 Weight: 150 Roster Years: 2007-2011 Hometown: Plano, TX Last School: Plano Senior High School

Personal

  • Son of Henry and Mia
  • One sister
  • Business major

Before BYU

  • Attended Plano Senior HS where he played under coach Cliff Lazarine
  • Named all-district player of the year
  • State singles runner-up his freshman year
  • Played at the Brookhaven Country Club under Dave Anderson
  • No. 2 ranking in Texas for boys under 18
  • 2006 Junior Davis Cup team member
  • Top 75 national ranking for boys under 18

Stats

 

Year Singles Doubles
2007-08 27-12 15-18
2008-09 12-8 13-6
2009-10 19-7 27-7
Career 39-20 28-24

2007-2008 | Freshman Year

  • Named to the Academic All-MWC team
  • 9-4 singles record during the fall season
  • Advanced to the semifinal match at the Utah Invitational before falling 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to Utah's Wes Hancock
  • Teamed up with Evan Urbina for a 1-5 doubles record in the fall
  • Together the duo reached the final match at the Utah Fall Tennis Classic, before falling to teammates Cassidy Mears and Jonathan Sanchez
  • Recorded a team-high 18 singles wins during the spring season while playing at the Nos. 3, 4 and 5 lineup positions
  • Lost only two conference matches during the regular season
  • Pulled out a tough 6-4, 6-4 win over SDSU's Andre Feliz to clinch the team win for BYU, its first win over a ranked opponent so far in the season
  • Finished the spring season with a 13-7 doubles record with Thomas Shubert
  • Together the freshmen ranked No. 9 in the region

2008-2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded a 12-8 singles record during the spring after taking the fall season off
  • Went on a five-match win streak in March
  • Earned a place on the Academic All-MWC team for the second year in a row
  • Compiled a 5-2 doubles record with Cassidy Mears at the No. 2 position
  • Paired with Thomas Shubert to earn an 8-4 record

2009-2010 | Junior Year

  • Earned a spot in the doubles quarterfinal and the semifinals of singles at the Boise State Fall Classic
  • Competed in the doubles Round of 16 at the region championship
  • Won every conference match he competed in
  • Paired with Georgy Batrakov to earn a 15-4 doubles record in the spring
  • The tandem's record earned it a place in the top 10 for doubles wins in a single season
  • Also tallied a 5-0 doubles record with Evan Urbina
  • Ended the regular season with a seven-match win streak
  • Was named to the Academic All-MWC team

2010-2011 | Senior Year

  • Went undefeated in doubles fall tournament play with partner Spencer Smith
  • Took the Utah Invitational doubles title