Jake Bhangdia
Jake Bhangdia
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Poughquag, N.Y.
High School: Arlington

Jake Bhangdia Career Records

Sophomore year (2017-18):  Bhangdia played in primarily in the bottom half of the singles lineup, notching a 14-10 overall record and 4-2 SoCon mark.  He won five out of six matches beginning Feb. 7 versus Presbyterian through Feb. 18 against Gardner-Webb.  In March singles action, Bhangdia opened the month with three-straight wins against Stetson, Rollins, and Valparaiso and went on to win six out of seven matches for the month.  He concluded the regular season with a 6-3, 6-4 victory at Mercer then defeated both Wofford and Mercer in the SoCon Championships.  Bhangdia posted a 4-5 doubles mark.  He teamed with Alex Steryous for victories over Presbyterian and College of Charleston the paired with Cameron Green for a 6-3 SoCon win versus The Citadel.  In the semifinals of the SoCon Championships, Bhangdia and Clarke Wilson defeated Mercer, 7-5.  Bhangdia was named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll and the SoCon Academic All-Conference Team. 

Freshman year (2016-17):  Bhangdia was named to the All-Southern Conference second team for singles after recording a 10-4 overall record and 6-1 league mark, playing mostly at flight six.  He won nine of 10 matches beginning with a 6-2, 6-7(7), 1-0(10-6) victory over North Greenville and continuing through April 7 when he scored a 6-4, 7-5 win versus UNC Greensboro.  Bhangia notched a 7-6, 6-3 victory over Mercer in the semifinals of the Southern Conference tournament.  In doubles play, he was a perfect 6-0, playing at flight three.  He teamed up with four different doubles partners throughout the season and combined with Clarke Wilson for three-straight wins over Butler, Duquesne, and UNC Greensboro.  Bhangdia was named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll. 

Prep/Personal:  Jake Bhangdia reached a career-high ranking of fifth in the 18’s Eastern Section following the 2016 season.  The Poughkeepsie Journal 2015 Athlete of the Year, Bhangdia was ranked among the top 100 in the nation on TennisRecruiting.net.  Jake Bhangdia was born on November 21, 1997, in Poughquag, N.Y.  He is the son of Harshan and Linda Bhangdia.  He intends to study mathematics.