Teammate of “Hall of Famers” Wayne Miller, Carl Nunn, and Fred Kniffen who brought HSU into National prominence. Only freshman ranked in the top 5 in Texas as a freshman and was ranked 4th in Jr. Davis Cup standings in Texas. Runner-up in Border Conference singles in 1949. Interrupted college career with tour of duty in Korea. Returned to play with conference championship team in 1956 retired after distinguished 30 year career with J.C. Penny Corporation.