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2014-15 (SENIOR) Team captain … finalist for the Paul W. Bryant Award, given annually to Alabama’s top male and female student-athlete … collected 15 wins in both singles and doubles in his final season … secured the doubles point for the Crimson Tide with partner Sean Donohue with their 7-6 win over No. 75 Pen Binet and Baker Newman of No. 21 Vanderbilt … clinched the match against South Carolina with his come-from-behind 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Thiago Pinheiro … earned a win against Justin Butsch of No. 23 LSU … clinched the match against rival Auburn with his straight set victory over Joseph Van Dooren, 6-2, 7-5 … posted a convincing 6-1, 6-2 victory against Zvonimir Babic to help Alabama beat No. 9 Ole Miss … picked up four wins in singles and another five in doubles during the fall … earned an 8-5 doubles win with Donohue over South Florida’s Vadym Kalyuzhnyy and Ignacio Gonzalez at the Harvard Chowdah Fest … won all three of his doubles matches with Donohue at the Crimson Tide Four-in-the-Fall … picked up a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Florida State’s Joao Gauer in singles at UA’s home tournament … won three straight singles matches to advance to the consolation quarterfinals at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships … also picked up a win in doubles at regionals with Donohue as they beat the Ole Miss pair of Vinod Gowda and Zach Wilder, 8-3.
2013-14 (JUNIOR) Co-captain … won 14 singles and 13 doubles matches … played primarily at Nos. 3-4 singles and Nos. 2-3 doubles … five of his singles wins as well as five of his doubles victories came against SEC opponents … clinched the Tide’s win at LSU as well as its victory over No. 13 Kentucky, which was the first versus the Wildcats since 2009 … won three of his last four singles matches that finished to close out the season … defeated Brandon Fickey of No. 21 Tennessee in three sets … helped Alabama to a 4-3 win over San Diego at ITA Kick-Off Weekend, giving the Tide its third point of the match … went on a four-match winning streak in doubles with Andrew Goodwin … advanced to the round of 16 in singles at both the Southern Intercollegiate and USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships … also advanced to the quarterfinals in doubles at the Southern Intercollegiates with Saxon Buehning.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE) Had the most singles wins on the team during SEC play ... won nine of his 12 matches from the No. 6 singles position ... secured a victory with partner Philippe Tsangarides over the duo of Jeremy Efferding and Jordan Szabo of 12th-ranked Texas A&M in the quarterfinals of the SEC Championship ... handled Johan Backstrom of No. 6 Mississippi in the conference tournament ... dominated Victor Hoang of Arkansas to help the Tide win its first match at the SEC Championship ... defeated Taylor Patrick of No. 10 Tennessee ... cruised to a doubles win with Tsangarides over Rhys Johnson and Kris Yee of No. 14 Vanderbilt ... earned a victory against Harry Menzies of South Carolina ... secured a win against Joseph Van Dooren of Auburn ... came back after a first-set loss to defeat LSU's Harrison Kennedy ... dominated Hall Fess of Arkansas ... defeated Adrian Skogeng of No. 13 Ole Miss ... secured a win against Cornell's Kyle Berman ... picked up two wins to start the spring season against Alabama State's Roderick Williams and Jackson State's Ernesto Morales ... secured a pair of wins in doubles with teammate Brian Conlon at the Georgia Bulldog Scramble against Nathan Pasha and Eric Diaz (Georgia) and Pedro Dumont and Stefan Vinti (Mississippi State), also defeating Pedro Dumont (Mississippi State) in singles ... collected two wins in singles at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships against Marlon Brand (Middle Tennessee State) and Luke Synn (Furman), adding three wins in doubles with Conlon against Nestor Vargas and Simon Bardell (West Alabama), Ezequiel Gils and Alejandro Augusto (Tennessee Tech) and Alex Bernard and Shayann Vaezzadeh (South Alabama) ... registered two victories at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships in singles against Iain Sneddon (Tulane) and Shaynne Vaezzadeh (South Alabama) ... added two more wins in doubles with teammate Brian Conlon against Mississippi and South Alabama.
2011-12 (FRESHMAN) SEC Academic Honor Roll ... won 11 matches in singles and six in doubles during his first season with the Tide ... went 3-0 in singles throughout the dual match season ... picked up a singles win against Samford to help the Tide earn a 4-3 victory ... won both his singles and doubles matches against Furman while partnering with Harris Barnard, and won his singles match against Troy ... opened the spring campaign with a singles win against UC Irvine ... progressed to the semifinals of the Namath draw at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships while also advancing to the finals of the doubles white draw, with partner Vikram Reddy ... advanced to the semifinals of the Georgia Tech Fall Tournament in singles and earned a doubles win at the same event with partner Reddy ... took home a singles win at the Fighting Illini Fall Invitational.
PREP HIGHLIGHTS Four-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net ... ranked as high as 69th in the nation ... upset the nation's fifth-ranked player, Emmett Egger, 7-6, 7-6, at the 2010 USTA Winter Nationals and finished runner-up in doubles at the same event ... won the Texas state championship two out of three times while playing for Lutheran South Academy.
PERSONAL INFORMATION Born Dec. 19, 1992 ... son of Michael and Annette Kenyon ... has a brother, Paul, and a sister, Lucy ... majoring in mechanical engineering.