Charley Sullivan wins individual medal in Battle for the Hammer
AT ALABAMA(2009-12 - men's tennis): Member of the Alabama men's tennis team from 2009-12 ... as a senior on the tennis team, he was named to the All-SEC second team in 2012 ... advanced to the NCAA doubles championships with Jarryd Botha ... ranked as high as No. 104 in singles and No. 20 in doubles with Botha ... posted a 20-11 overall doubles record, including an 11-3 mark at the No. 1 position throughout the dual match season ... picked up six wins against ranked doubles opponents, including two in the top 10 ... ended the regular season winning five of the final six doubles matches ... won 16 singles matches in his final season, including 12 in dual match play ... was a 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection ... finished his junior season ranked 65th nationally in doubles ... as a sophomore, he was the only player on the tennis team to post 20 wins in singles and doubles and led the team with 23 singles victories.
HIGH SCHOOL: Pitched a no-hitter in Northview High School's first 2008 game ... posted a 6-2 record as a starting pitcher his senior year ... high school coach was Chan English ... also competed in tennis.
PERSONAL: Born Richard William Doverspike on Apr. 24, 1990 ... son of David and Debi Doverspike ... played four years of tennis at Alabama ... has one brother David, Jr., and two sisters Rachael and Sarah ... Debi (Georgia) and David, Jr. (Appalachian State) both played tennis collegiately ... David, Sr., played college football for North Alabama ... graduated in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in sports management and is working on a graduate degree in human environmental sciences.