Quartet of Bears in final singles rankings of 2016-17 season.
BU twosome went 2-1 in postseason doubles competition to earn All-American honors.
BU duo produce three-set victory over nation’s second-ranked pairing to advance.
Trio of Bears knocked out of NCAA first round Wednesday in Georgia.
Bears begin individual postseason play Wednesday in Athens, Ga.
Four-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2016 Fall (Sophomore): Returned from back injury to post 5-2 singles record and 2-2 mark in doubles action...Won opening two singles matches at ITA Texas Regional in straight sets, before falling in round of 16 to Texas A&M's ninth-ranked Arthur Rinderknech...Produced 3-1 showing at Jack Kramer Invitational, losing to teammate Bjoern Petersen in semifinals...All seven fall singles matches were decided in straight sets...Partnered with Petersen in doubles winning one and losing one match at both fall tournaments...Was ranked No. 46 in preseason ITA doubles listings with partner Tyler Stayer.
2015-16 (Redshirt Freshman): Played primarily at No. 3 and No. 4 singles spots, going 14-10 before suffering a season-ending back injury...Won final singles match over Prairie View A&M's Anirudh Yadov on March 14...Played in final three matches at BNP Paribas Collegiate Tennis Challenge from March 18-20...Went 16-7 in doubles play, going 10-3 with partner Julian Lenz at the No. 1 spot...Earned two victories over ranked opponents, including an upset of second-ranked Hugo Dojas and Felipe Soares of Texas Tech at the ITA National Indoors Championship on Feb. 13...Posted best team singles record in fall season, finishing at 5-2...Won three straight singles matches, including a 6-3, 6-2 win over Princeton's Luke Gamble at Napa Valley Tennis Classic...Paired with Jimmy Bendeck in doubles play, posting a 2-3 record in three tournaments...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll...Secured spot on Baylor Dean's List in spring...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team distinction.
2014-15 (True Freshman): Redshirted first year and did not compete in any matches...Made fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List both semesters.
Prep/Juniors: Ranked No. 2 in USTA 18 and under national rankings in senior season...Ranked No. 1 in Missouri Valley Region of USTA 14s, 16s, and 18s divisional rankings...Rated a 5-star blue chip recruit by tennisrecruiting.net...Won USTA National Selection Tournament in February 2014 in Arlington, Texas, defeating Jacob Hansen 6-3,6-1 in finals...Won USTA National Open Championship on November 2013 in St. Louis, Mo., defeating Adrian Chamdani 6-4,3-6,6-2 in finals.
Personal: Full name is William Holder Little...Born March 14, 1996, in Joplin, Mo...Parents are Blake and Missy Little...Majoring in accounting.