Josh Levinson
Josh Levinson
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.-SQ
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: Palo Verde
Previous College: Hofstra
Major: Business

Academic Notes: Majoring in public relations...Posted highest GPA on Hofstra men's and women's tennis teams as a freshman...3.2 GPA in high school...Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 2012.

2012 (Junior): 0-1 singles record...Lost to Mads Hegelund of No. 50 New Mexico at No. 6 singles...0-1 singles record during fall 2011 play.

2011 (Sophomore): Appeared in one doubles match...Lost to UC Riverside at No. 3 doubles with senior David Flodberg...Played in unofficial No. 7 singles matches.

Hofstra: Played at all-six singles positions during freshman year for the Pride, including five matches at No. 1...Also played at all-three doubles positions, including four matches at No. 1...Totaled a 3-14 singles record and 2-14 doubles record...First freshman to be a consistent No. 1 singles player in Hofstra history.

High School: Four-year letter winner and starter, two-year team captain in tennis at Palo Verde high school...Won two team state titles and compiled a 93-1 singles record from sophomore to senior seasons....Recorded a 56 match winning streak, the longest in Nevada high school tennis...Also played as an amateur in the California pro circuit and reached the semifinals of multiple events...Also started and lettered one season in track and field...Ranked as the No. 2 sprinter in Nevada as a freshman.

Personal: Joshua Dylan Levinson was born June 16, 1991 in Las Vegas, Nev....Son of Barry and Dana Levinson...One younger brother, Schuyler, one younger sister, Elizabeth, and one older sister, Chelsea...Transfered to NAU because of the great tennis coaching staff and recent success of the team....Played against US tennis star Sam Querrey...Tried out for American Idol in summer 2010 and advanced to the third round...Hobbies include singing and guitar...Also considered attending UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, UC Irvine, San Diego and Hawaii.