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Jacob Sullivan Athlete Profile

Jacob Sullivan

Height: 6-4 Weight: 188 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013-2017 Hometown: Grafton, NSW, Australia Last School: McAuley Catholic College

Personal

  • Son of Megan and Mark Sullivan
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Majoring in economics

Before BYU

  • Played at McAuley Catholic College under Phil Beckman
  • Australian Merit Team- Pizzey Cup

 

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2013-14 11-12 8-16
2014-15 10-12 11-14
2015-16 12-7 15-6
2016-17 17-7 11-8
Career 50-38 45-44
 


2013-2014 | Freshman Year

  • Earned an 8-5 record in dual match play while competing at No. 5 and No. 6 singles
  • Posted BYU's first point in a comeback win over Pacific at No. 6 singles
  • Beat his opponent for the first point in BYU's upset win over 75th-ranked Portland

2014-2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Advanced to finals of main doubles draw at the So Cal Intercollegiate Championships with teammate David Ball.
  • Upset No. 1 seed doubles dup (UCLA) at So Cal Intercollegiate Championships with teammate David Ball. 
  • One of three Cougars with double-digit singles victories

2015-2016 | Junior Year

  • Posted a 12-7 singles record playing mostly at the No. 4 slot
  • Tied for second on the team in doubles wins with 15
  • Claimed the doubles point with teammate John Pearce by beating Idaho's Jackson Varney and Arten Vasheshnikov in a 7-6 (7-4) tiebreak
  • Won doubles draw at Fall Tennic Classic with teammate John Pearce

2016-2017 | Senior Year

  • Defeated Calum MacGeoch in straight sets at No. 2 singles, helping BYU upset No. 42 Drake
  • Named WCC Singles Player of the Week (Feb. 21)
  • Came back with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory to defeat Utah's Parker McGuiness at No. 3 singles
  • Beat Harvard's Andy Zhou in a three-set tiebreaker to score BYU's lone point in the dual match
  • Named WCC Doubles Team of the Week with John Pearce (Feb. 7)
  • Upset No. 15 Goldberg/Kumar (Stanford) 6-4 with teammate John Pearce
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals of the Dar Walters Classic in singles