Dave Power


IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2006)


Dave won tennis letters in 1964, 1965, 1966; won Big Ten doubles championship in 1965 and was runner up in singles. He had season records of 20-3, 15-3 and 22-1 for a career record of 57-7 and also had a Big Ten singles dual match record of 27-2. Dave played on the 1964 Big Ten Championship team, and was number one singles and doubles all three years. The team tied for 13th place in 1964 and ninth place in 1965 at the NCAAs. Dave was All-American and All-Big Ten in 1965 and 1966. In 1966 he won the Balfour Awards. Power and his partner Rod McNerney made it to the semi-finals in doubles at the 1965 NCAA Tournament, defeating the No. 1 seeds. In doubles, combined for a 47-8 career record.