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Harrison O'Keefe

  • height 6-1
  • weight 162
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Salem, Va.
  • High school Laurel Springs School
  • height 6-1
  • weight 162
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Salem, Va.
  • High school Laurel Springs School

Harrison O'Keefe Bio

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • All-SEC First Team — 2017
  • Team MVP — 2016, 2017
  • ITA Scholar-Athlete– 2018
  • SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll — 2016, 2017, 2018
  • SEC Community Service Team — 2015
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll — 2015

IN THE RECORD BOOKS
Career

  • 15th —singles matches won (90)
  • T-13th — singles matches played (137)
  • 6th — singles dual match wins (61)
  • T-5th — singles dual matches played (94)
  • T-4th — singles SEC wins (24)
  • 4th — singles SEC win percentage (.615)
  • 9th — singles three-set match wins (22)
  • T-6th — doubles wins (72)
  • 5th — doubles matches played (124)
  • T-2nd — doubles dual match wins (56)
  • 6th — doubles dual match win percentage (.609)
  • T-5th — doubles dual matches played (92)
  • T-9th — doubles SEC wins (16)
  • 8th — doubles SEC matches played (39)
  • T-13th — combined matches won (152)
  • 10th — combined matches played (251)
  • 4th — combined dual match wins (117)
  • 9th — combined dual match win percentage (.629)
  • 6th — combined dual matches played (186)
  • 5th — combined SEC dual match wins (40)
  • 6th — combined SEC win percentage (.513)
  • 10th — doubles team win percentage (.643 w/ Yancy Dennis)

Season

  • T-20th — singles matches won (31 in 2015-16)
  • T-7th — singles SEC wins (8 in 2015-16)
  • T-10th — singles three-set match win percentage (.700 in 2015-16)
  • T-13th — doubles matches played (37 in 2016-17)
  • 6th — doubles dual match wins (18 in 2016-17)
  • T-8th — doubles SEC wins (7 in 2016-17)
  • T-15th — combined matches played (80 in 2016-17)
  • T-19th— combined matches played (79 in 2015-16)
  • T-5th — combined dual match wins (36 in 2016-17)
  • T-8th — combined dual matches played (54 in 2016-17)
  • T-7th — combined SEC wins (14 in 2016-17)
  • T-8th — doubles team matches played (29 w/ Thomas Mayronne)

2017-18 (REDSHIRT SENIOR)

  • Missed the fall season due to injury but returned in the spring to post a 12-10 dual-match record
  • Went 11-11 on the year in doubles play including an 8-6 record playing with teammate Yancy Dennis
  • Began the fall with a career high No. 41 singles ranking
  • Paired with teammate Yancy Dennis to take down the No. 1 ranked doubles pair in the country, Perez/ Ingildsen of Florida, 6-3 on Apr. 1
  • Finished the season as the No. 68 doubles team in the country with teammate Yancy Dennis
  • Had a match-clinching 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 win over Riccardo Roberto of Alabama on Apr. 16 after an overnight rain delay

SENIOR RECORDS

  • 9th most SEC singles matches won (6)
  • 9th highest SEC singles win percentage (.545)

2016-17 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR)

  • Led the team in doubles wins (23) and combined wins (50)
  • Earned SEC Athlete of the (March 29) after defeating the highest ranked opponent of his career, William Bushamuke (17) of Kentucky, to claim the Gamecocks’ fourth-straight league victory
  • SEC Co-Athlete of the Week (March 22) after taking two big wins over SEC opponents and helped give the Gamecocks their first road victory over Ole Miss since 1993
  • Selected to participate in the NCAA Singles Championship, fell to Andre Grandson (61) of California
  • Compiled a 27-16 record, including a 7-5 SEC record
  • Defeated five ranked opponents on the year, including the nations No. 24 ranked singles player
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the SEC Coaches Classic (JR Draw)
  • Compiled an impressive 18-8 dual match record with Yancy Dennis in doubles play, including an 11-5 record in the No. 1 spot and a 7-5 record in the SEC
  • The pair defeated five ranked opponents, including two wins over top-10 pairs
  • Started the season with six-straight wins, blanking two of their first six opponents
  • Maintained an Oracle/ITA Ranking for seven weeks in doubles play, earning their highest ranking of No. 13 in the May 4 rankings
  • Competed in the NCAA Doubles Tournament, falling to a pair from North Florida in the First Round

JUNIOR RECORDS

  • T-6th most dual match singles wins (18)
  • T-3rd most SEC singles matches won (7)
  • 6th highest SEC singles win percentage (583)
  • T-8th most doubles wins (23)
  • 1st in dual match doubles wins (18)
  • 4th highest doubles dual match win percentage (.692)
  • T-4th most doubles SEC wins (7)
  • 6th highest doubles SEC win percentage (.583)
  • 2nd most combined dual match wins (36)
  • T-4th highest combined dual match win percentage (.667)
  • 2nd most combined SEC wins (14)
  • 4th highest combined SEC win percentage (.583)

2015-16 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE)

  • Led the team in nearly every major category, including singles wins (31), dual-match singles (18) and SEC (8) wins, doubles wins (19), dual-match doubles wins (14), and tied for the team lead in three-set wins (7)
  • Etched his name in the record books for one of the best sophomore seasons in school history with 31 singles wins (sixth most by a sophomore in school history), eight SEC singles wins (fourth), 14 doubles wins (eighth) and 50 combined wins (eighth)
  • Ranked as high as No. 65 in singles while earning rankings with three separate doubles partners, including Thomas Mayronne (No. 32), Alex Fennell (as high as No. 51) and Gabriel Friedrich (as high as No. 35)
  • Posted a 31-13 singles mark, including 18-9 in dual matches and 8-4 in the SEC
  • Finished 19-16 in doubles play, including a 14-10 dual mark
  • Captured a team-leading four match-clinching wins, including SEC matches at No. 56 Vanderbilt (Mar. 10) and against Tennessee (Mar. 27)
  • Earned ranked victories against the Nos. 49 and 108 ranked players
  • Posted an 11-1 record in matches following a loss
  • Closed the regular season strong, winning five of his last seven SEC singles matches
  • Named SEC Player of the Week on Jan. 30
  • Named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA

SOPHOMORE RECORDS

  • 6th most singles wins (31)
  • T-8th most dual match singles wins (18)
  • T-5th most SEC matches won (8)
  • T-7th highest SEC winning percentage (.667)
  • T-9th most doubles dual match wins (14)
  • T-8th highest doubles dual match win percentage (.583)
  • T-8th most combined wins (50)
  • T-5th most combined dual-match wins (32)

2014-15 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN)

  • Was on pace to post one of the best freshman seasons in program history before injury cut his season short in mid-March
  • Posted a 20-8 singles record that included a 13-4 mark in dual matches and a 3-1 SEC slate
  • Also outstanding in doubles in his debut season, paired with fellow freshman Thomas Mayronne as the tandem climbed as high as No. 44 in the nation before his season-ending injury dropped them to No. 71 in the final rankings
  • Went 19-11 on the season in doubles, including a 12-7 dual-match record with Mayronne
  • Won four of his last five singles matches, including three in SEC action
  • Captured the team’s lone point against Tennessee (Mar. 14) in his final singles match of the season
  • Took his lone ranked singles opponent to three sets (Texas A&M, Mar. 8)
  • Shook off early nerves of SEC play to win four of next five doubles matches with Mayronne
  • Opened dual-match play winning nine of his first 11 matches, playing in the Nos. 4 and 5 positions
  • Claimed his first SEC singles victory against Auburn (Feb. 26)
  • Posted a season-best ranked win over No. 19 tandem in the nation. playing in the top spot in the doubles lineup with Mayronne as the Gamecocks clinched the doubles point against NC State (Feb. 8)
  • Reached the round of 32 in singles at the ITA Carolina Regional
  • Burst onto the college doubles scene with Mayronne, advancing to the final of the SEC Fall Classic, winning three matches in tiebreaks, including one over a ranked opponent, in their first collegiate event

FRESHMAN RECORDS

  • T-9th most doubles dual-match wins (13)
  • T-6th highest dual-match winning percentage (.650)
  • T-10th most doubles SEC wins (4)

2013-14 (FRESHMAN)

  • Enrolled in school in January but did not compete

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Rated a blue chip recruit by Tennis Recruiting Network, ranking as high as No. 17 in the nation
  • Posted a 13-5 record against five-star recruits to earn the top ranking in Virginia and No. 3 in the Middle Atlantic Region
  • Played two seasons at Smith Stearns Tennis Academy in Hilton Head, S.C., after helping his high school team to the state title in 2011
  • Yielded just one game in singles throughout his run to the Virginia High School League Group AA championship
  • Won two USTA titles in 2013, including the USTA Regional in Mobile, Ala., and reached at least the quarterfinals of four other events that season

CAREER RECORDS
Year Singles Record Singles Win Pct. Doubles Record Doubles Win Pct. Combined Record Combined Win Pct.
2014-15 20-8 .714 19-11 .633 39-19 .672
2015-16 31-13 .705 19-16 .543 50-29 .633
2016-17 27-16 .628 23-14 .622 50-30 .625
2017-18 12-10 .545 11-11 .500 23-21 .523
Career 90-47 .657 72-52 .581 162-99 .621

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