2018-19: Named First Team All-OVC... Posted an outstanding doubles season with partner Hendrik Inno... Reached the Round of 16 at the NCAA Doubles Championship... Won the 2018 ITA Ohio Valley Regional Doubles title... Participated in the ITA Fall National Doubles Champiosnhip... Ranked in the top-30 natioanlly by the ITA... Went 17-9 in singles while playing at #2... Went undefeated in OVC play... Had a nine-match win streak during the fall and early spring... Posted 24 doubles wins, including 20 with Inno.
2017-18: Named First Team All-OVC ... Earned OVC Player of the Week honors twice ... Tied for first on the team in singles victories with a total of 16 ... Went 5-1 in OVC matches ... With partner Hendrik Inno went 16-5 at No. 1 doubles overall and undefeated in OVC play ... Spent the majority of the season at No. 2 in singles, winning eight of his last 10 matches.
Prior to Belmont: Prepped at XV. Gimnazija in Zagreb Croatia ... Won national championship in doubles ... ITF career high 549 and two double titles ... Was tabbed No. 1 ranked player in Croatia U-16, U-18 and in senior category ... Was also in karate.
Personal: Son of Damir and Jadranka Ilic ... Has one brother, Juraj ... Hobbies include table tennis, padel, listening to music and long walks ... Lists favorite athlete as Roger Federer ... Favorite movies are Borat, The Illusionist and The Best of Me ... Lists favorite TV shows as The Mentalist, Criminal Minds, The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother ... Interested in majoring in Psychology.