Evan Urbina Athlete Profile

Evan Urbina

Height: 5-11 Weight: 155 Roster Years: 2007-2011 Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA Last School: San Joaquin High School

Personal

  • Majoring in physical education
  • Wants to be a firefighter
  • Favorite sport is hockey

Before BYU

  • Attended San Joaquin High School, where he played for Jimmy Johnson
  • Ranked Top 20 in California for boys under 18
  • Ranked Top 50 in the nation for boys under 18
  • Played in the finals at the Muterspaw Championships in Las Vegas

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2007-08 19-15 12-14.
2008-09 23-15 20-14
2009-10 27-12 26-15
2010-11 29-15 24-15
Career 98-57 80-56


2007-2008 | Freshman Year

  • Concluded the fall season with a 4-4 singles record and 1-5 doubles record with fellow freshman Daniel Hwang
  • Together the duo reached the final match at the Utah Fall Tennis Classic, before falling to teammates Cassidy Mears and Jonathan Sanchez
  • Defeated UCLA's Matthieu Dehaine at the So Cal Intercollegiate Championships, the No. 2 seed in the tournament
  • Played at the Nos. 3, 4 and 5 positions in the singles lineup, tallying a 15-11 record
  • Ranked as high as No. 116 in the national singles rankings
  • Ended his freshman season No. 27 in the regional singles rankings
  • Teamed up with Cassidy Mears to go 11-8 in doubles play during the spring
  • Together the duo ranked No. 12 in the Mountain Region

2008-2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Began his fall season with five straight wins to earn the Utah Intercollegiate singles title
  • Partnered with fellow sophomore A.J. Young to earn a spot in the quarterfinals of the So Cal Tournament
  • The duo also advanced to the Round of 16 at the ITA Mountain Region Championships
  • Teamed up with freshman Roman Warias to make it to the semifinals of the Utah Fall Tennis Classic
  • Compiled a 23-15 record to conclude the spring season playing at the Nos. 1 and 2 positions
  • Ended the season ranked No. 23 in the Mountain Region in singles and No. 11 with partner Cassidy Mears in doubles
  • The tandem defeated the No. 64 pair in the country en route to a 9-2 record during the spring
  • Honored by the conference with a selection to the All-MWC singles team

2009-2010 | Junior Year

  • Advanced to the singles and doubles finals of the Utah Fall Tennis Classic
  • Teamed with Spencer Smith to earn the doubles title at the Boise State Fall Classic
  • Made it to the semifinal round in both singles and doubles at the Utah Invitational
  • Advanced to the Round of 16 in singles and the quarterfinals in doubles at the region championship
  • Began the dual season with a seven-match winning streak
  • Earned Mountain West Conference Player of the Week honors three times
  • Combined with Daniel Hwang in March to earn a 5-0 doubles record

2010-2011 | Senior Year

  • Battled teammate Thomas Shubert in the Utah Fall Tennis Classic singles final
  • Put up a 15-5 singles record for fall play
  • Went 9-3 in fall doubles play with partner Patrick Kawka
  • Took the Utah Invitational singles title and doubles title with Kawka
  • Battled teammates Thomas Shubert and Spencer Smith with Kawka in the Mountain Region doubles final
  • Reached the quarterfinals of the Mountain Region singles tournament
  • Ranked No. 110 nationally in singles to start spring season
  • Earned MWC Player of the Week honors for singles victories against Weber State and Utah State opponents on Court 1 and doubles victory against Utah State on Court 1
  • Earned MWC Player of the Week honors for a singles victory and doubles victory in BYU's sweep of Montana State
  • Recorded 29 singles wins, increasing his career winning record to 98 to become the third winningest player in BYU history
  • Named to All-MWC singles team
  • Ranked as high as No. 110 in singles during the season
  • Defeated TCU's No. 78 Emanuel Brighiu on Court 1 during regular season play
  • Finished the season No. 6 in the Mountain Region and No. 6 in doubles alongside Patrick Kawka