Dave Bacalla

Dave Bacalla

YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Skokie, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Niles North

2013-14: Went 25-9 in singles in his first season with the Brown and Gold...his 25 singles victories rank as the second most in Valparaiso history...went 9-3 in the fall, 16-6 in the spring, 4-2 in Horizon League play...posted a 14-6 record at No. 2 singles and won both his matches at No. 1 singles...registered an 11-9 record alongside Daniel Oakes at No. 1 doubles in the spring...tallied wins over Michigan State's Doug Zade and Western Michigan's Michael Treis at the ITA Midwest Regionals in Columbus, Ohio...racked up four four-match winning streaks during his freshman season...closed out 2013-14 with singles victories at Chicago State, and at home versus Youngstown State, Cleveland State, and UIC...received Second Team All- Horizon League honors.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for head coach Rich Jaffe's Vikings...three-time All-State player...voted team's Most Valuable Player three years.

Personal: Dave is the son of Eppieh and Cris Bacalla...major is sports management.