TULSA - A three-year letterwinner . . . owns a career 37-25 singles record and a 63-33 doubles mark . . . earned second-team all-WAC accolades in doubles as a freshman.
FALL (2007) - Compiled a 4-4 singles mark and a 7-2 doubles record in the fall campaign . . . along with partner Ross Cunningham was ranked 40th in preseason rankings . . . won the doubles bracket at the Rice Invitational . . . reached the semifinals of the Polo Ralph Lauren All-American Championship in doubles, losing to the eventual champion and # 1 ranked team of Somdev Devvarman and Treat Huey from Virginia . . . also fell in the quarterfinals of the ITA National Indoor Championships to the same Virginia pair.
JUNIOR (2006-07) - Posted a 5-5 singles record and a 16-8 doubles mark . . . won all three of his spring singles matches . . . finished 1-1 in singles play at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional . . . opened the 2006 fall season by going 1-2 at the Rice Invitational . . . went 2-1 in doubles competition at the Rice Invitational with partner Will Gray . . . Connelly and Gray finished runner-up in the doubles competition at the ITA summer championships.
SOPHOMORE (2005-06) - Had an overall 16-8 singles record and a 15-12 doubles mark . . . registered a 4-4 singles record and a 1-3 doubles mark in the fall, and tallied a 12-4 singles record and a 14-9 doubles mark in the spring . . . advanced to the backdraw quarterfinals at the Wilson/ITA Central Regional Championship . . . earned a season-best #93 ITA singles ranking on February 22nd . . . a C-USA All-Academic Honoree and named to the TU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
FRESHMAN (2004-05) - Posted a 12-8 singles record . . . advanced to the Flight D finals of the Crowne Plaza Invitational . . . went 3-0 in round robin competition at the Hurricane Invitational . . . was the No. 1 seed in the qualifying draw at the ITA Region V Championships . . . went 4-2 at the No. 5 ladder position . . . had a 7-5 record with doubles partner Ross Cunningham . . . played in the flight finals at both the Crowne Plaza Invitational and the Hurricane Invitational . . . won the consolation finals at the Texas Invitational with Cunningham . . . posted an 18-6 doubles record with Diego Camacho . . . went 15-5 at the No. 2 ladder position in doubles . . . earned all-WAC second team doubles honors.
PRIOR TO TULSA - Captured two Class 4A state singles championships at Bishop McGuinness High School, as well as two team titles . . . was the No. 1 ranked singles and doubles player in the Missouri Valley Tennis Association . . . ranked among the Top-30 in the nation in singles and No. 1 in doubles . . . was named the Oklahoma High School Player of the Year in 2004 . . . was a three year starting quarterback for his high school football team . . . selected Tulsa over Notre Dame, Purdue, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and William and Mary.
PERSONAL - Majoring in family business management . . . born September 19, 1985 . . . son of Jim and Vicki Connelly . . . has two sisters who play tennis at Notre Dame, and one younger brother and sister.
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