ITA Scholar-Athlete, 2016
ACC Academic Honor Roll, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17
All-ACC Men’s Tennis Academic Team, 2015, 2017
Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Society – Spring 2017
Nu Kappa Tau Chapter of Mortar Board – Spring 2017
District 4: NCAA Division I – CoSIDA Academic All-District, 2016-17
As a Junior (2016-17)
Kevin Bondar 2016-17 match-by-match
Fall: 4-7 singles, 2-5 doubles … Reached round of 32 at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships, defeating Sam Dromsky … Took down Kansas State’s Jake Bouchillonto to reach the round of 32 at ITA Southeast Regional Championships … Partnered with Nile Clark at the Georgia Tech Invitational reaching the finals … Defeated Georgia Tech’s Michael Kay and Phillip Gresk at the Bulldog Scramble.
Spring: 4-9 singles, 0-2 doubles … In ACC play 1-4 singles, 0-2 doubles … In singles, opened the season with a victory at the No. 5 position over St. John’s Ognjen Trejgut (Jan. 20) … Earned an ACC Victory at the No. 5 position over Clemson’s Arturo Pinazo (Feb. 19).
Fall 2016: Book Buster Honor Roll (3.0+ GPA), Athletic Director Honor Roll (3.2+ GPA), Dean’s List (3.5+ GPA), Provost Honor Roll (3.75+ GPA), President’s List (4.0 GPA) … Spring 2017: Book Buster Honor Roll (3.0+ GPA), Athletic Director Honor Roll (3.2+ GPA), Dean’s List (3.5+ GPA), Provost Honor Roll (3.75+ GPA), President’s List (4.0 GPA).
As a Sophomore (2015-16)
Kevin Bondar 2015-16 match-by-match
Fall: 8-7 singles, 9- 4 doubles … Won two of four matches in singles at the Ivy Plus Invitational … Won two of three matches at the 2015 USTA/ITA Men’s Division I Southeast Championship … Played in garnet singles quarterfinals of 2015 USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational. Tallied a win against ACC opponent fifth-seeded Sean Donohue (Louisville) at the tournament … In doubles played nine matches with Bernard Tefel … Played in Round of 16 at the Ivy Plus Invitational with Bernard Tefel, earned victory over Maverick Lin and Dylan Brown (Cornell) … Won Bedford Cup with four straight victories. Downed Eduardo Alfonzo and Chris Perrigan (Florida Gulf Coast) in the finals … Fifth consecutive win occurred at 2015 USTA/ITA Division I Men’s Southeast Regional Championship against Sam Philp and Anderson Scarpa (Mercer) … Won all three matches at Florida Gulf Coast Invite with partner Nile Clark … Played in Round of 16 of the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational.
Spring: 0-8 singles, 4-9 doubles … In ACC play 0-6 singles, 2-7 doubles … In singles, played three-straight three-set matches in mid-March … Paired with Nile Clark to defeat duo Alexander Gitin and Zandrix Acob (Florida Atlantic) to earn first doubles win of season … In doubles, played all matches at the third position … Was 3-6 with partner Jesse Flores, 1-0 Nile Clark, 0-1 with Bernard Tefel and 0-2 with Fermin Calvo … Earned victories over ACC opponents Kent Mukai and Jeffery Melvin (Boston College) and Josh Hagar and Nicolas Montoya (Notre Dame).
Fall 2015: Book Buster Honor Roll (3.0+ GPA), Athletic Director Honor Roll (3.2+ GPA), Dean’s List (3.5+ GPA), Provost Honor Roll (3.75+ GPA), President’s List (4.0 GPA) … Spring 2016: Book Buster Honor Roll (3.0+ GPA), Athletic Director Honor Roll (3.2+ GPA), Dean’s List (3.5+ GPA), Provost Honor Roll (3.75+ GPA), President’s List (4.0 GPA).
As a Freshman (2014-2015)
Kevin Bondar 2014-15 match-by-match
Fall 2014 – President’s Honor Roll (4.0 GPA), Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (3.2+ GPA) and Book Buster (3.0+ GPA) … Spring 2015 – Provost’s Honor Roll (3.75+ GPA), Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (3.2+ GPA) and Book Buster (3.0+ GPA).
Fall: 2-6 singles, 0-0 doubles … Won first career collegiate match in the USTA Collegiate Clay Court Invitational defeating Tyler Pate from UCF, 6-2, 6-3.
Spring: 2-4 singles, 9-6 doubles … Posted a 2-4 mark in singles, with a win at No. 4 and at No. 6 … Second on the team with a 9-6 doubles record … Was 9-5 with Wilfredo Gonzalez, including six wins at No. 2 and two at No. 3 … Paired up once with Alexander Fahnehjelm at the No. 3 spot … Posted a pair of ACC doubles wins with Gonzalez, defeating Notre Dame’s No. 22 duo of Eddy Covalschi and Josh Hagar 8-4 at No. 2 spot, and downing Boston College’s Conor Mullins and Philip Nelson 8-6 at No. 1 position … Opened the spring 5-0, then improved on to 7-1 through March 10 with Gonzalez.
Ranked No. 68 nationally by Tennis Recruiting … No. 14 in southwest region and No. 13 in California … Four-star recruit according to Tenning Recruiting Network … Tri Valley League MVP … Led Oaks Christian to their 10th straight Tri-Valley League Championship with an 11-1 record and an 8-0 league record … 2014 CIF Southern Section Champion (first in program history) … Sage Invitational All Tournament team … LA Daily News All-Area First Team … Ventura County Star Player of the Year … Tri-Valley Singles Champion … Varsity letter in tennis all four years of high school … Ventura County Star Scholar … Headmaster’s List each semester (GPA over 3.75) … Top 10 Scholar at Oaks Christian.
Born Kevin John Bondar on Jan. 20, 1996 … From Calabasas, Calif. … Son of Les and Lori Bondar … One sister, Carly … Enrolled in UMiami’s Honors Program in Medicine – a seven-year BS/MD program associated with the Miller School of Medicine … Favorite athletes/role models are Gael Monfils and Cliff Paul … Enjoys surfing, golfing and watching “The Big Bang Theory” … Favorite food is cheesecake … Favorite sports team is the Los Angeles Kings.