Sophomore becomes seventh BU athlete to be recognized.
Bears lose to No. 10 Texas in Round of 16 Thursday in Athens, Ga.
Bears lose to No. 41 Texas Tech, 4-2, in quarterfinal round of conference postseason event.
Bears open conference postseason play against No. 41 Texas Tech Thursday in Norman, Okla.
Bears have a conference best seven first-team selections and eight total honorees.
2016 Fall (Sophomore): Had most successful fall season of any Bear with 11-2 singles record... Opened season by winning Napa Valley Tennis Classic...Was 3-0 in round robin play and then three collegiate foes, including Cal's 61st-ranked Bill Griffith in shootout session, to take title...Produced 6-1 mark at ITA All-American Championships starting with 4-0 record in Pre-Qualifying Singles Draw to advance to qualifying singles draw...Went 2-1 in that 128-man bracket with win over Tennessee's 89th-ranked Tim Stodder, 6-3, 6-4...Closed season with 3-1 record at ITA Texas Regional Championships to make the to quarterfinals after three-set victory over TCU's 99th-ranked Jerry Lopez in round of 16...Boasted 2-2 record in doubles action with partner Constantin Frantzen.
2015-16 (Freshman): Posted second-most singles wins on the team, boasting a 24-13 singles record in true freshman campaign...Went 17-8 in dual-match play and 1-4 against ranked opponents...Downed No. 108 Richard Pham to help Baylor earn the upset victory over No. 15 Columbia at the ITA Team National Indoors Championship on Feb. 14...Edged past Oklahoma State's Tristan Meraut 7-6 (10-8), 6-7 (8-10), 6-4 to push BU into the Big 12 semifinals for the 19th time in program history...Earned three-set victory over Florida State's Aziz Dougaz in the NCAA first round to cap off freshman season...Finished at 19-14 in doubles play, playing primarily with teammate Felipe Rios at the No. 2 spot...Recorded 6-3 upset win over No. 53 Alex Sendegeya and Bjorn Thomson of Texas Tech in regular season for only ranked win of season...Posted 5-3 singles record in first fall season with Baylor...Won two straight matches at USTA/ITA Regional Championships, taking down Incarnate Word's Ryan Hoverson and Lamar's Nikita Lis in straight sets...Paired with Will Little in fall doubles play, posting a 2-3 record...Named to Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters.
Prep/Juniors: Named a five-star recruit from tennisrecruiting.net coming out of high school...Listed as high as No. 37 in the tennisrecruiting.net singles rankings in 2015...Listed as high as No. 663 in ITF singles rankings...Recorded an 11-3 singles record in ITF juniors...Advanced to the second round of the 2014 Metropolia Orange Bowl International Championship after a straight-set win in round one...Advanced to the fourth round of the 2015 USA F14 Futures after three straight-set victories in Vero Beach, Fla...Listed as high as No. 6 in Florida Men's Open Division.
Personal: Full name is Jaime Javier Bendeck Rodriguez...Goes by "Jimmy"...Born Nov. 21, 1996, in Valencia, Spain...Son of Jaime Z. Bendeck and Maria del Carmen Bendeck...Graduated from Family Tree Private School in Hollywood, Fla...Majoring in business.