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Jim Whitman
Jim Whitman

Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis (1964-67)

Inducted: 1981

Four-year tennis letterwinner ... captain of 1967 and 1968 teams ... won three conference singles titles, two as the No. 1 seed ... No. 2 player on the roster as a freshman ... competed in the NCAA College Division Tournament in 1967 ... garnered Little All-American honors as a senior ... member of teams that won the Interstate Conference tennis crown once and finished second three times ... coached the Illinois State men's program after competing professionally and paving the way for the first tennis program at Normal Community High School ... served on the Mid-West Board of Directors for the United States Professional Tennis Association ... on staff for both Head and Dunlop as an advisor ... tennis director and first-ever head professional at Evergreen Racquet Club ... selected to Who's Who in Tennis.