Jonathan Sanchez Athlete Profile

Jonathan Sanchez

Jonathan Sanchez
Height: 6-3 Weight: 160 Roster Years: 2004-2008 Hometown: Fullerton, CA

Personal

  • Favorite book is James and the Giant Peach
  • Dad got him started in tennis at the age of five

Before BYU

  • Win over No. 610 player in the world
  • No. 10 ranked junior in Southern California in 2004
  • 1st ranked junior doubles player in Southern California in 2002 and 2003
  • Member of CIF Championship team in 2004
  • Southern California Sportsmanship Award Winner in 2002

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2004-05 11-5 11-7
2005-06 9-14 12-11
2006-07 19-13 22-12
2007-08 9-24 19-19
Career 48-56 64-49


2004-2005 | Freshman Year

  • Added critical depth to the 2005 squad
  • Played the majority of the season at No. 6 singles
  • Posted a 11-5 singles record and a 11-7 doubles record

2005-2006 | Sophomore Year

  • Overall 12-11 record in doubles, including 8 wins with partner Chip Hand
  • Battled through injury for most of the season
  • Won four singles matches for the Cougars, including a big win over New Mexico's Chandler Brass in BYU's first conference match of the season

2006-2007 | Junior Year

  • Recorded five singles wins and three losses in the fall season
  • Invited to play in the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championship doubles tournament with partner Chip Hand
  • 6-3 doubles record with Hand in the fall season
  • Played No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles most of the spring season
  • Named MWC Player of the Week after winning five of six (singles and doubles) matches over a two day span
  • Tallied a career best 14-10 spring singles record with a career best 16-9 spring doubles record
  • Finished the year with a 19-13 singles record and a 22-12 doubles record

2007-2008 | Senior Year

  • One of only two players returning from the 2006-2007 team
  • Only senior on the 2007-2008 team
  • Team captain
  • Posted a 3-5 singles record during the fall season
  • Went 9-2 in doubles during the fall with Cassidy Mears
  • Together the duo won the doubles titles at both the Utah Fall Tennis Classic and the Utah Invitational
  • Advanced to the doubles final match at the So Cal Intercollegiate Championships before falling to the No. 2 seed
  • Played the majority of the spring season at No. 1 singles, going 6-19
  • Faced nine of the nations top-ranked opponents, including Denvers No. 11 Adam Holmstrom and TCUs No. 29 Cosmin Cotet
  • Earned a No. 24 regional singles ranking to end the season
  • Finished the spring season with a 7-7 doubles record with freshman A.J. Young