New honor endowed by Bill Jean King
NCAA Doubles Championship
NCAA Doubles Championship
Rice vs. Cornell 10 a.m. Friday
Ustundag repeats as Coach of the Year
Rice and Texas A&M met at the GRBRC on January 21
Tommy Bennett and David Warren won the consolation doubles championship at the Men's All-American Championship on October 9.
Rice fell to LSU in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tennis Championship in Ft. Worth
Rice advanced to the C-USA Championship match with a 4-1 win over UAB on April 23.
Rice defeated UTSA 4-0 in the opener of the 2016 Conference USA Championship
HONORS AT RICE
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
ITA Scholar Athlete 2015
ITA Arthur Ashe ;Leadership and Sportsmanship Award (Texas Region), 2017
NCAA Qualifier, Doubles 2016, 2017
All C-USA Singles: (second team) 2016, 2017
All C-USA Doubles: (first team), 2015, 2016, 2017
C-USA Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week (4/11/16)
Spring: Third on the team with a 15-6 singles record, his third straight year with at least 15 wins and joined with Tommy Bennett to become just the second Rice duo to earn back-to-back berths in the NCAA Doubles Championship... Earned his third consecutive first-team, All-Conference USA selection in doubles and repeated as a second-team selection in singles... Won a pair of matches at the C-USA Championship, defeating MTSU' Miguel Negre 6-4, 7-6 (7-4) to clinch a spot in the championship and then ODU's Javier Jover Maestre, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to tie the title match 3-3... Finished his career 7-0 at the C-USA Championship in singles... 2-1 in doubles at the Conference USA Championship... Winner of the ITA's Arthur Ashe ;Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for the Texas region. Fall : Combined with Bennett to win the main draw consolation championship at the 2016 Saint Francis Health System ITA Men's All-American Championship and qualified for the ITA Indoor National Championship in November.
Spring: Capped off a stellar season in which he led the Owls with a 17-3 record by clinching the 2016 C-USA title match… 4-0 vs. C-USA opponents… Clinched four matches including a 4-2 win over #25 SMU… C-USA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for April 12 after his singles win over SMU and a pair of wins over ranked opponents in doubles… Was 8-1 in tiebreakers, including 2-0 in third set tiebreakers… Vaulted into the national top 30 in doubles with Tommy Bennett to become the Owls first NCAA doubles qualifiers since 2008… 17-5 overall in doubles, 8-2 with Bennett… Teamed with Warren to win consecutive doubles matches vs. teams ranked 41st, 24th and 17th in consecutive matches. Fall: Wrapped the fall campaign with a 6-3 record in singles and a 6-5 mark in doubles... ... Paired with senior Adam Gustafsson in doubles for the first time... Duo finished the fall campaign with their best result reaching the finals of the Pro Circuit Houston Futures with wins over Manuel Sanchez (ranked 331 in the world) and Tigre Hank (ranked 390 in the world)... Duo also beat the 22nd nationally ranked doubles team in their first tournament together and qualified for the All American Championships with a win over 40th ranked Jocelyn Devilliers and Tin Ostojic of Wichita State...Reached the round of 32 in singles at the ITA regional championships.
Spring: Led the Owls with a 16-6 dual singles record while playing at No. 5 in the order and combined with Max Andrews to earn first team All C-USA honors in doubles... Closed the year by going unbeaten in his last eight matches (5-0)... Was 2-0 with a pair of unfinished matches in C-USA play... Finished 1-0 with an unfinished match in two C-USA Championship doubles outings with Andrews. Fall: Tied with Jamie Malik for the fall lead with nine wins in singles (9-5) and added a 4-2 record in doubles... Opened the Fall by reaching the finals of the Rice Invitational in singles... Defeated a pair of seeded players and won three of four tiebreaks to reach the finals... Paired with Adam Gustafsson to win three doubles matches at Rice Invite to reach the semis, but final matches were cancelled due to earlier weather delays.
Spring: Compiled a 7-11 record in spring singles and added a 4-9 mark with Tommy Bennett in doubles... Enjoyed his best success at No. 4, finishing the year 4-3, including a 3-2 mark after moving back to the fourth spot at the end of the year... Fall: Finished the fall 3-3 in singles and 2-2 in doubles... Teamed with Zack Yablon to reach the reached the finals in B Flight doubles at the Wyndham Houston Medical Center Rice Fall Invite, falling to Carlos Di Laura and Francisco Zambon of Texas Tech... Duo reached the round of 16 at the UTSA Futures event at Jake Hess.
Attended The Kinkaid School in Houston... Led Falcons to SPC state title as a junior and to a second-place finish as a senior... Was 40-2 in his career at Kinkaid... Named All-SPC as a freshman, junior and senior.
Full Name: David William Warren... Born: June 14, 1994 at Houston... Mother: Katherine Warren, Houston... Two brothers... Chemical Engineering major with a Business minor.