Ball State: Major is pre-business . . . 2013-14: Posted an overall mark of 16-14 while finishing the season with an 11-9 dual record . . . Went 2-1 in Mid-American Conference action . . . Closed the season with four straight victories which included pivotal conference wins over Western Michigan (4/13) and Buffalo (4/20) . . . Helped the Cardinals earn their ticket to the 2014 MAC Tournament title match after posting a straight set victory (6-3, 6-1) over Toledo's Roberto Meza on court five which gave Ball State the 3-1 win over the Rockets . . . Contributed to Ball State's win over Buffalo in the MAC Tournament title match at Cardinal Creek Tennis Center (4/27), which is the 38th MAC regular season or tournament championship in the 42-year tenure of Bill Richards advancing the Cardinals to their eighth trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Downs played tennis at Canterbury High School, where he earned All-State First Team honors back-to-back seasons in 2010 and 2011. He is a three- star recruit and ranks 289 nationally on tennisrecruiting.net. He is the fifth ranked senior in the state of Indiana.
Named First Team All-State and Prep Sports Player of the Year during his junior and sophomore seasons . . . Second Team All-State honoree as a freshman . . . Advanced to the state quarterfinals as a sophomore.
Son of James and Pamela Downs . . . born May 17, 1994 in Forth Wayne, Ind.
|Hometown:||Fort Wayne, Ind.|