David Ball
#0
Ht/Wt
5'
11"
|
155 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Palo Alto, 
California
Last School
Menlo School
Roster Years
2014-2015 | 2017-2020


Personal

  • Son of Angie and Ben Ball
  • Has four siblings
  • Older brothers, Jamin and Andrew, played at Stanford and Harvard respectively.
  • Was Student Body President in high school and received Henry Welton academic award. 
  • Member of the Menlo A Capella Group
  • Majoring in Philosophy and minoring in Business

Before BYU

  • Top 10 in every age group in Nor-Cal
  • Four-time CCS team champion
  • Four-time Nor-Cal team champion
  • Two-time Nor-Cal sectional doubles title (2012, 2014)
  • 2012 high school national team champion
  • 2013 Bill Talbert National Sportsmanship Award recipient
  • 2013 International Tennis Hall of Fame honoree
  • 2014 High School All-American

Stats

Year

Singles

Doubles

2014-15 10-7 11-13
2017-18 7-11 14-7
2018-19 3-5 0-4
2019-20 5-7 9-5
Career Total 25-30 34-29

Mission

  • Sydney , Australia
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2014-2015

  • Advanced to finals of main doubles draw at the So Cal Intercollegiate Championships with teammate Jacob Sullivan.
  • Upset No. 1 seed doubles dup (UCLA) at So Cal Intercollegiate Championships with teammate Jacob Sullivan. 
  • One of three Cougars with double-digit singles victories with 10. 
  • Went 10-7 in singles and 8-7 in doubles with Sullivan to lead the BYU doubles attack.
  • Utah Fall Invitational doubles champion
  • ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete
  • ITA All-Academic Team
Sophmore Year 2017-2018

  • Received WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention 
  • 2017-18 Co-Team Captain along with teammates John Pearce, Matthew Pearce and Sam Tullis 
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals of doubles play in the ITA Mountain Regional tournament with teammate Sam Tullis 
  • 8-4 record in regular-season doubles play
  • 4-5 record in regular-season singles play 
  • WCC Commissioner's Gold Honor Roll
  • ITA Regional Quarterfinalist in doubles
  • ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete
Junior Year 2018-2019

  • 2018-19 Co-Team Captain along with teammates Matthew Pearce and Sam Tullis
  • Competed in the Wildcat Invitational in singles and doubles
  • Competed in the So Cal Intercollegiate tournament in singles and doubles
  • Qualified for the doubles main draw with teammate Brocton Andrus
  • ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete
  • ITA All-Academic Team
Senior Year 2019-2020

  • 2019-20 Team Co-Captain with teammate Sam Tullis
  • WCC Doubles Team of the Week with teammate Sean Hill (Feb. 4)
  • Posted a final 5-7 singles record; 0-3 dual record, 5-4 tournament record
  • Posted a final 9-5 doubles record; 6-1 dual record, 3-4 tournament record
  • Competed in the Wildcat Invitational
  • Competed in the ITA Mountain Regional Championships
  • Competed in the Jack Kramer Invitational
  • Competed in the So Cal Intercollegiate
  • Name to 2020 WCC All-Academic Team

The season ended prematurely due to the COVID-19 crisis. 

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year