Wally Thayne
Ht/Wt
6'
3"
|
185 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Newbury Park, 
California
Last School
University of Utah
Roster Years
2021-2023


BYU Highlights

  • All-WCC Singles Honorable Mention (2022)
  • Finished the 2022 season ranked No. 10 in the ITA Mountain Regional Doubles ranking with teammate Tennyson Whiting
  • 2021-22 WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll: Bronze Honors
  • See "Year" tab for more information
Year Singles Doubles 
2021-22 9-13 15-12
Career 9-13 15-12

Personal

  • Major: Business Management
  • Parents are David and Katie
  • Married to Jasmine since June 2022
  • Father, David, played on the ITF tour (tennis) and Uruguay Junior Word Cup team (soccer)
  • Has two brothers and one sister, he is the second-oldest
  • Loves surfing and fishing
  • Favorite athlete is Roger Federer
  • Right-handed

Before BYU

  • Transfer from Utah, where he went 9-7 in the COVID-19 shortened 2019-20 season
  • Prepped at Newbury Park High School
  • High school All-American (2019)
  • Earned a scholar-athlete award
  • Led Newbury Park to first conference title in 48 years
  • No. 1 ranked junior in Southern California
  • Utah State Open champion (2020)
  • Ranked on the ATP Doubles Tour and ITF Singles Tour
  • Also recruited by SDSU, UCI, Fresno State and UCLA
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2021-2022

  • Went 9-7 in doubles play
  • Received All-WCC Singles Honorable Mention award
  • Finished the season ranked No. 10 in the ITA Mountain Regional Doubles ranking with teammate Tennyson Whiting
  • 2021-22 WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll: Bronze Honors (3.00-3.49 GPA)
Junior Year 2022-2023

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



  • Wally Thayne hitting a backhand

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