Alvaro Verdu
Alvaro  Verdu

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Elda, Spain

High School:
San Alberto Magno

05/07/2018

Verdu Named BIG EAST Player of the Year, Staff Honored

BIG EAST champions earn all-league awards

05/12/2017

Luke Smrek Named BIG EAST Freshman Of The Year

Alvaro Verdu claims all-conference honors

10/04/2016

Marquette Travels To Bobby Bayliss Invitational

Oct. 7-9 in South Bend, Ind.

08/15/2016

Marquette Opens 2016-17 at 41st Annual MTC

The Golden Eagles boast seven returners and four newcomers.

05/11/2016

Fernandez, Verdu Named All-BIG EAST Conference

Team award winners also announced

Honors & Awards

2015-16
All-BIG EAST

2016-17
All-BIG EAST
2017-18

BIG EAST Player of the Year
All-BIG EAST First Team


Junior (2017-18): Named BIG EAST Player of the Year and was also tabbed First Team All-BIG EAST … All of his dual action came at the No. 1 position … Clinched title-winning point at the BIG EAST tourney vs. DePaul … Posted 13-8 record at No. 1 doubles, with all but one of those matches coming with Brett Meyers … Earned third letter.

Sophomore (2016-17): All-BIG EAST Conference selection … Posted nine victories at No. 1 singles … Earned 12 overall singles decisions … Teamed up with Nick Dykema to post 8-4 doubles record, all at No. 1 spot … Earned second letter.

Freshman (2015-16): All-BIG EAST First Team selection … Led the team with 17 overall singles victories, including a squad-best 14 in dual action … Was an impressive 14-3 at No. 2 singles … Concluded the season with nine-match winning streak … Saw doubles action at the No. 1 and 2 spots … Was undefeated against BIG EAST competition during the regular season and conference tournament … Accounted for nine doubles wins during the dual campaign.

High School: Previously played at San Alberto Magno in Spain ... Won the U12 European Championship in 2009 ... Was a finalist in the Spanish Championship ... Has represented the Spanish team on three separate occasions (U12, U14, U16) ... Crowned the ITF U16 champion in Greece in 2012 ... Has won two of the biggest tennis tours in Spain, the Nike Junior Tour and the Marca Jovenes Promesas in 2009 and 2012 respectively ... Winner of the Spanish Team Championships three different times (2009, 2010, 2011).

Personal: Born March 4, 1997 in Elda, Spain ... Son of Juan Verdu and Rosa Ruiz ... Has one sibling, Nerea ... Majoring in finance.

Verdu's Career Results

Season 1 2 3 4 5 6 Fall Total 1 2 3 Fall Total
15-16 0-2 14-3 -- -- -- -- 3-6 17-11 7-6 2-4 -- 5-6 14-16
16-17 9-11 -- -- -- -- -- 3-4 12-15 11-4 0-1 -- 2-2 13-7
17-18 11-8 -- -- -- -- -- 3-4 14-12 13-8 -- -- 0-4 13-12
Career 20-21 14-3 -- -- -- -- 9-14 43-38 31-18 2-5 -- 7-12 40-35

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