Ball State: Major is pre-business . . .FALL 2015-16: Had a strong fall showing with a 9-3 singles record . . . Finished fall play with five-straight victories . . . Took home wins against Chicago State, Marquette, Toledo, Purdue, IUPUI, Western Michigan and Binghamton . . . Also saw success in doubles action with teammates Matt Helm and Jan Jirus . . . 2014-15: Named to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team . . . Finished the season with a 15-14 overall singles mark . . . Earned back-to-back wins in his first fall tournament over Marquette and Air Force . . . Captured dual wins over Detroit, Taylor, Butler, IU Southeast, Western Michigan and Buffalo.
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.|