Charlie Emhardt

Charlie Emhardt

YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Carmel, Ind.

2014-15: Recorded a 24-11 mark in singles play and a school-record 30-5 in doubles as a sophomore with the Brown and Gold...teamed up with Jeffrey Schorsch to earn an ITA preseason top 60 ranking (#53), the first in school history...notched wins in 12 of his first 13 singles matches of the season, including a perfect 4-0 record at the Purdue Fall Invitational from Sept. 19th-21st...picked up a 6-2, 7-6 win at the ITA All-American Tournament in Tulsa (Sept. 30) versus Austin Peay's Iago Seffrin...opened the spring with a marathon win - 6-7 (6), 7-6 (6), 10-5 - against Toledo's Nicky Wong (Jan. 24)...handed IPFW's Andres Cobos a 6-4, 6-4 defeat on Jan. 30th...dispatched Western Michigan's Jimmy Beckwith 6-0, 6-4 on Mar. 22nd...went 5-1 HL play, including wins over Wright State (Mar. 28), Green Bay (Apr. 4), and Youngstown State (Apr. 19)...recorded a 6-3, 6-3 win over Cleveland State's Ali Shabib in the semifinals of the Horizon League Championship on Apr. 25th...advanced to the ITA All-American Tournament in doubles play where he and Schorsch went toe-to-toe with San Diego's Jordan Angus/Filip Vittek, the fifth-ranked team in the nation, before falling 6-4, 7-6 on Sept. 30th...advanced to the fifth round of the ITA Regionals in doubles play after securing wins against tandems from Northern Illinois (Oct. 16), Ohio State (Oct. 17), Marquette (Oct. 18), and Notre Dame (Oct. 19)...assembled a five-match winning streak from Jan. 30th-Feb. 14th, where he and Schorsch toppled #26 Northwestern's duo of Fedor Baev/Strong Kirchheimer (Feb, 8)...lost once over their final 17 doubles matches, going a perfect 5-0 on the team's spring break trip to Orlando, and constructing a 5-1 doubles record in HL play alongside Schorsch...registered a 2-0 record in the postseason, defeating Cleveland State's Nolan Marks/Ali Shabib, 6-4, on April 25th before dispatching Green Bay's Michael Tenzer/Florian Kraenzler, 6-3, in the finals of the Horizon League Championship on April 26th...will enter his junior season needing just six wins to become Valpo's all-time leader in doubles victories.

2013-14: Went a combined 52-10 between singles (24-5) and doubles (28-5) his first season at Valpo...holds the single-season doubles victories record along with both the singles percentage (.828) and doubles win percentage (.848) marks...won 19 matches in the spring including a stretch of 13 consecutive victories from Feb. 8th-Apr. 1st...picked up straight set wins over Lucas Dages of #75 Purdue (Feb. 15) and Alex Lawson of #12 Notre Dame (Apr. 13)...won 22 of 23 doubles matches in the spring, including a 21-match winning streak to close the season...spent the majority of the year at No. 2 doubles alongside Jeffrey Schorsch where the pair went 21-1...the dominant doubles tandem also earned runner-up at the ITA National Summer Championships in August of 2014. 

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Greyhounds...member of three-time Team State Champions (2010, 2011, 2012)...voted First Team All-State Doubles in 2011 and 2012...was the Doubles State Champion in 2012...suffered only one dual match loss in last three seasons...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Charlie is the son of Fred and Cynthia Emhardt...majoring in accounting.