Men's Tennis to Host Army Invitational, Partake in PL Kickoff
2013-14: Played exclusively during the fall season ... posted a 3-2 singles record ... battled for a 7-6 (5-3), 2-6, 10-8 victory over Villanova's Mark Miller at the Saint Joseph's Invitational to begin the season ... won two singles matches at the Patriot League Kickoff ... collected a 4-3 doubles record ... won first two doubles matches of season alongside Cameron Voigt at the Saint Joseph's Invitational.
2012-13: Went 3-5 in singles overall, winning his lone contest in a dual match ... topped Monmouth's Joe Talafous, 6-2, 6-0, on March 3 ... won two of his first three collegiate singles contests ... first career victory came at the Stony Brook Invitational (Sept. 7-8) ... defeated Peter Davis of Bowdoin 8-6 ... went 4-5 in doubles matches with a win in his lone dual match apperance ... teamed with Ben Davies for an 8-3 defeat of a Holy Cross pair on March 22.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-star recruit out of Marvin Ridge High School ... coached by Jon Golden ... two-time North Carolina 3A All-State selection ... 3A state doubles champion in 2010 ... 3A dual team state runner up ... also trained at the Liles-Dunphy Academy under Wade Liles, Joe Dunphy and Alex Simonetti.
PERSONAL: Joseph James Hatala ... born Nov. 4, 1993, in Washington, D.C. ... parents are Bob and Joanna Hatala ... brothers, Bobby and John ... sister, Hanna ... began playing tennis competitively in eighth grade ... likes to play and watch sports during his free time ... Management major.