Home Boys' Lists Girls' Lists Men's Teams Women's Teams News Photos Contributors Links Help Sign-UpOnline Store
Latest News | Categories | Authors | News Archives
 
 

News & Features

Commitment Profile
Countdown: Brendan McClain to Boise State
Share:   

As a lifelong resident of Ventura, Calif., Brendan McClain has benefited from the ideal tennis weather conditions Californians enjoy nearly every day of the year. With plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures, tennis players rarely have long stretches off the court.

As the Boise State-bound McClain prepares to make the transition to a college campus 875 miles to the north, the climate differences alone will be a reminder of the change. Idaho's largest city averages 19 inches of snow a year and the winter temperatures are in the 20s and 30s.

McClain, who began playing tennis at age 2 and excelled at the junior level, was very thorough in exploring his college options. The blue-chip recruit seriously considered the University of Arizona and Louisiana State before signing with Boise State.

Now that the process is over and he has chosen Boise State, McClain is looking forward to the future.

"I'm very excited," McClain said. "I really believe Boise State is the best fit for me. [Coach] Greg Patton is a great guy. At Boise State they treat you like family."

Patton, in his 17th year at Boise State and No. 5 all-time in wins among active in Division I men's coaches, believes McClain will be a big contributor to the Broncos.

"The one thing that I love about Brendan's game is his fierce drive and competitiveness," said Patton. "It is evident that he loves to play, and he brings tons of energy to the court. He has a fearlessness about hitting his shots."

McClain is already contemplating one fairly significant change as a college player. "The biggest thing I'll have to do is learn how to play indoors," he said.

This Article Is Available Only to Recruiting Advantage members
 
Please log in to access premium TennisRecruiting.net content.
LOG IN
NOT REGISTERED?
Register Now For Free!
  • Content Updated Daily
  • Complete Rank Lists
  • Exclusive Articles
  • Recruit Interviews
It's Quick, Easy, and Free!
 

 
 TENNIS WAREHOUSE PRODUCT REVIEW
 
Gamma Glide Hybrid w/ Solace Tennis String
 
To purchase this product or for a much more detailed written review, Click Here!
 
RECENT COMMITMENTS
9/28 Andrew Imrie chooses RPI
9/27 Caroline Pozo chooses Northwestern
9/26 Keegan Smith chooses UCLA
9/26 Claire Dean chooses UC Irvine
9/26 Alyssa Hahn chooses Davidson
9/26 Kevin Huang chooses Davidson
9/25 April Wong chooses Azusa Pacific
9/25 Laura Moore chooses IN Wesleyan
9/24 David Rothweil chooses Grand Canyon
9/24 Jack Ablon chooses Colgate

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

 
 WTA GEAR - SHOES
  Kiki Bertens
 
Wilson Rush Pro 2.0 Light Blue/Ultramarine Women's Shoe
Buy Now: $129.00
Review, Feedback, Video
 
  Carla Suarez Navarro
 
Lotto Raptor EVO Red/White Women's Shoes
Was: $154.00  Now: $89.95
Review, Feedback, Video
 
  Angelique Kerber
 
adidas adizero Ubersonic White/Red Women's Shoes
Was: $120.00  Now: $79.95
Review, Feedback, Video
 
  Coco Vandeweghe
 
Asics Gel Solution Speed 3 Pu/Wh/Pk Women's Shoes
Was: $130.00  Now: $119.95
Review, Feedback, Video
 
 
 

Page updated on Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Contact our web team with any corrections