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Ray Leonard
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bloomington, Ind.
High School: Bloomington North
Experience: 2 Letters
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Ray Leonard Bio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 08/03/2011


BALL STATE:  Major is business . . . 2013-14:  Named to the All-Mid-American Conference First Team for the third straight season . . . Helped the Cardinals claim their 38th MAC regular season or tournament title (4/27) at the Cardinal Creek Tennis Center after their 4-3 win over Buffalo . . .   Leonard posted a straight set victory over Damien David on court one to give Ball State the 3-1 edge over the Bulls advancing Ball State to the NCAA Championship first and second rounds for the eigth time in program history . . . Posted an overall record of 18-19 while playing at the No. 1 singles position . . . Went 2-2 in league action at No. 1 doubles with teammate Austin Smith earning pivotal conference wins over Western Michigan and Buffalo during the MAC regular season . . . The twosome took down Garrett Cona and Stjepan Sisko 8-5 in the MAC semifinals to even the score 1-1 (4/26).

2012-13:  Named First Team All-Mid-American Conference . . . Earned MAC Weekly honors for the third time in his career (1/31) . . . Captured Academic All-MAC accolades . . . Posted a 16-16 overall singles record . . . Went 10-8 in doubles action with Dalton Albertin . . . Earned a 2-0 record on court two . . . Defeated Stephen Hoh of No. 16 Illinois 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 on court one (1/19) . . . Paired up with Patrick Elliott at No. 1 singles at Buffalo defeating Damien David and Ashwin Sharma 8-2 which helped the Cardinals capture the 2013 Mid-American Conference regular season championship, which is the 37th MAC regular season or tournament championship in the 41-year tenure of Bill Richards.

2011-12:  Garnered All-Mid-American Conference First Team accolades . . . Was named MAC Player of the Week twice as a true freshman . . . Led the Cardinals in overall wins 26-14, dual victories 19-9 while posting a 3-2 MAC record . . . Played at No. 1 and No. 2 singles . . . Posted a 19-13 overall mark at No. 1 doubles with teammate Dalton Albertin which included an unblemished 4-0 MAC regular season record . . . Won 11 straight matches between Jan. 11 to March 4 . . . Earned a 4-1 record to end the season against MAC opponents including a 2-0 mark in the MAC Tournament. 

HIGH SCHOOL:  Attended Bloomington North High School . . . finished with career record of 64-9 . . . was state runner-up as a junior . . . did not play his senior year of prep school but played in USTA National and ITF junior circuit tournaments . . . received First Team All-State as a junior along with all-conference honors . . . 143rd on tennisrecruiting.net, 16th in the Midwest and fourth in the state of Indiana.

PERSONAL:  Son of Ray the II and Joyce Leonard . . . two brothers, Ian and Peter . . . father played tennis at Indiana University . . . born March 8, 1993 in Bloomington, Ind. . . . full name is Raymond Berton Leonard.

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