Clarke Spinosa
Clarke  Spinosa


Claremont, Calif.

High School:
Claremont HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150



WCC Honors 139 USD Student-Athletes on Commissioner's Honor Roll

Over 1,000 WCC student-athletes garnered honors on the Commissioner's Honor Roll.


Spinosa Named WCC Scholar Athlete of the Year

Clarke Spinosa becomes first Torero to win award since 2000


Spinosa, USD Tennis a Perfect Match

Clarke Spinosa and the Toreros face Boise State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament


Toreros Picked Second in WCC Preseason Poll

Senior Clarke Spinosa named First Team All-WCC


Toreros Open 2014 at No. 40

Senior Clarke Spinosa earns career-high No. 27 rankings


USD Men's Tennis @ Rice - 3/10/12

USD Men's Tennis @ Rice - 3/10/12 | Galleria Tennis and Athletic Club, Houston, TX | Photos courtesy of Jim Hilton


2011 West Coast Conference Championships

2011 WCCs from Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, CA

Honors & Awards:
• Selected for NCAA Singles Championships - 2014
• 1st Team All-WCC (Singles) - 2013 & 2014
• 1st Team All-WCC (Doubles w/ Filip Vittek) - 2014
• WCC Scholar Athlete of the Year - 2014
• 2nd Team All-WCC (Singles) - 2011 & 2012
• 2011 WCC Freshman of the Year
• 2nd Team All-WCC (Doubles w/ Thibaut Visy) - 2011 & 2013
• WCC Player of the Month (Singles) - Apr. 2011
• WCC Player of the Month (Doubles w/ Thibaut Visy) - Nov. 2012
• WCC Player of the Week (Singles, April 22, 2014)
• WCC Player of the Week (Doubles w/ Filip Vittek, April 22, 2014)
• WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2011, 2012, 2013, & 2014
• San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month (March 2013 & April 2014)

USD Records:
• T-1st career singles wins - 100
• Most career doubles wins - 77
• Most dual singles wins by a freshman - 21-3 in 2011
• 2nd-most career doubles wins by a pair (w/ Thibaut Visy) - 38 (2011-2013)
• 4th-most doubles wins by a pair (w/ Thibaut Visy) in a single season (20 in 2013)
• 5th-most doubles wins by a pair (w/ Filip Vittek) in a single season (19 in 2014)
• 7th-best career singles winning percentage - .730 (100-37)
• 8th highest final doubles ranking - No. 41 with Filip Vittek
• Tied for 8th-most singles wins in a single season - 28 in 2011
• Tied for 9th-most doubles wins in a single season - 21 in 2011

ITA Rankings:
• Career-High ITA Singles Ranking: #27 (January 2, 2014)
• Career-High ITA Doubles Ranking: #30 (Feb. 25, 2014)

Senior (2013-14): Named to All-WCC First Team in both singles and doubles (with Filip Vittek)... Named WCC Scholar Athlete of the Year... Selected for NCAA Singles Championships... Finished his career with the most doubles wins (77) in USD history and tied for the most singles wins (100)... Went 22-10 overall in singles with a team-high 15 dual singles victories... Played exclusively at the No. 1 spot, going 15-7 and 7-1 in WCC matches... Went 6-8 against ranked opponents... Won a team-high 22 doubles matches and went 16-5 in dual matches at the No. 1 with Filip Vittek... His 19 doubles wins with Filip Vittek were the fifth-most in USD history for a duo in a season... Went a perfect 8-0 in doubles matches against WCC opponents... Went 3-4 against ranked doubles teams... WCC Player of the Week in singles and doubles (with Filip Vittek) on April 22, 2014... San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month (April 2014)... Posted a 6-2 overall singles record and a 3-4 overall doubles mark in the fall season... Was the singles champion at Harvard's Chowder Fest.

Junior (2012-13):Named 1st Team All-WCC in singles and 2nd Team in doubles... Named WCC Player of the Month in doubles (w/ Thibaut Visy) for Nov. 2012... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.11 GPA... Led the team with a 27-10 overall singles record and was second on the team with a 20-10 overall doubles mark... Went 21-6 in dual singles playing primarily at No. 3 (12-4)... Also went 8-2 at the No. 2 slot... Finished the season with a then career-high No. 65 singles ranking on June 5... Teamed with Thibaut Visy to post a team-best 20-8 doubles record on the year, going 13-6 at the No. 1 spot... Their 20 wins was the 4th-most in USD history for a doubles pair in a single season... In doubles, defeated then-No. 7 Jarryd Botha & David Vieyra of Alabama in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (May 10)... Teamed with Visy to win the doubles championship at the Battle In the Bay Classic in the fall... Among his five singles wins over ranked opponents on the year, he defeated then-No. 12 Marcos Giron of UCLA (Feb. 5) and then-No. 16 Ray Sarmiento of USC (May 11)... During the fall, advanced to the finals of the SoCal Intercollegiate Championships... Went 6-4 overall in singles during the fall and 6-2 in doubles.

Sophomore (2011-12):Named 2nd Team All-WCC in singles... Compiled a 23-11 overall singles record and an 18-7 dual singles record... Played primarily at No. 3 in the singles lineup... Went 14-10 overall in doubles and 9-8 in dual doubles splitting time between No. 2 and No. 3 in the doubles lineup... Won eight consecutive singles matches from Apr. 14 to May 12... During the fall, went 5-4 in singles while competing in the ITA All-American Championships, Battle in the Bay and the ITA Southwestern Regionals... Ranked as high as No. 67 in the ITA preseason rankings (Sept. 9)... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.06 GPA.

Freshman (2010-11): Compiled a 28-6 overall singles record and a 21-3 dual singles mark playing primarily at No. 4... Recorded the best dual singles record ever by a USD freshman and tied for the most singles wins by a freshman in USD history... Named WCC Freshman of the Year, becoming the third Torero to ever earn that honor... Also earned second-team All-WCC honors in singles and doubles (w/ Thibaut Visy)... Named WCC Player of the Month for singles for the month of April... Posted a 12-match singles winning streak from February 5th to March 25th... Earned his first-career Campbell/ITA singles ranking at No. 85 on March 1st and had his highest ranking at No. 82 on March 15th... Won all of his matches (two in singles and two in doubles) in the WCC Championships in helping the Toreros secure their first WCC title since 1990... Had two singles wins against ranked opponents, including a 6-4, 6-3 defeat of Tennessee's Matteo Fago, then-ranked No. 38, on January 28th... In doubles, teamed primarily with Thibaut Visy at No. 3, putting up a17-8 record as a pair and a 21-10 doubles record overall... Paired with Visy to defeat BYU's Spencer Smith and Roman Warias 8-3 on May 13 in helping the Toreros win their first NCAA Championship match since 1990... During the fall, went 6-3 in singles while competing in the SDSU Fall Tournament (San Diego, CA), the ITA Southwestern Regionals (Irvine, CA), and the SoCal Intercollegiates (Los Angeles, CA)... Was named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll after posting a 3.17 GPA.

High School/Junior: Attended Claremont H.S....Blue Chip recruit according to considered one of the 10 best prospects according to in the top 20 of the United States Tennis Association (USTA)...was among the top 5 in the Southern California section...three-time league champion in the Baseline League... competed three years in the CIF playoffs, reaching the quarterfinals twice and the semifinals during his junior campaign.

Personal: Born Jun. 17, 1992 in Claremont, Calif....parents are Tom and Kris Spinosa...chose USD because of the great coaches, great school, and outstanding weather...also recruited by USC and Michigan...notes that he loves to go to the beach.

Major: Business.

Career Singles Records

Season Overall Dual Tourn vs. Ranked vs. WCC No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5

No. 6

2013-14 22-10 15-7 7-3 6-8 7-1 15-7 --- --- --- --- ---
2012-13 27-10 21-6 6-4 5-5 8-2 --- 8-2 12-4 1-0 --- ---
2011-12 23-11 18-7 5-4 2-2 8-2 --- 1-0 16-7 1-0 --- ---
2010-11 28-6 21-3 7-3 2-4 2-2 --- 1-0 5-2 13-1 2-0 ---
Career 100-37 75-23 25-14 15-19 25-7 15-7 10-2 33-13 15-1 2-0 ---

Career Doubles Records

Season Overall Dual Tourn vs. Ranked vs. WCC No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2013-14 22-10 16-5 6-5 3-4 8-0 16-5 --- ---
2012-13 20-10 14-8 6-2 2-3 6-4 13-6 1-0 0-2
2011-12 14-10 9-8 5-2 --- 4-5 2-2 2-4 5-2
2010-11 21-10 15-7 4-3 0-2 5-0 --- 4-4 11-3
Career 77-40 54-28 21-12 5-9 23-9 31-13 7-8 16-7

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USD Wins Big Conference Game Against Dayton
Toreros beat Dayton 34-22
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Volleyball Plays USF for First WCC Play
Kristen Gengenbacher & Kaity Edwards talk about excitement for WCC play
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USD Hosts Dayton in PFL Opener
Co-Captain Brian Riley & Coach Lindsey talk about the challenges of the Saturday's game
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Volleyball Highlights from Wins Over UCSB and LBSU
Volleyball up to no. 7 after dominant weekend
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Meet The Toreros: Ana Ramos
Freshman guard from Portugal
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Cross Country Shows Speed on Home Course
The women finished second overall & the men finished fourth overall
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Meet the Toreros: Kaity Edwards
6-2 MH From Playa Del Rey, CA
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Second Home Tournament Preview
Lauren Schad & Jayden Kennedy talk about new ranking and preview upcoming games
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Home Cross Country Race Preview
Head Coach Guarino and seniors Benster & Smith talk about the new team
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Volleyball Highlights from Home Tournament Sweep
Volleyball beats UCI, CU and UCLA at their first home tournament
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Sixth Man Night
Head Coach Smith talks about upcoming annual fundraiser
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Volleyball's First Home Tournament of the Season
Kramer & Jennings recap last game and share excitement for upcoming tournament
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Football Plays Cal Poly After 27-0 Opening Week Win
Giorgi and Lindsey recap game against WNM and preview Cal Poly
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Men's Soccer Home Opener Preview
Price & McFadden preview UCD & Sac State
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WNMU recap
Postgame Highlights & Interviews
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Who's Next?
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Western New Mexico Preview
Jamal Agnew & Anthony Lawrence break down WNMU.
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USD vs. Stanford Volleyball UPSET
Torero women win 3 of 5 sets against #11 Stanford.
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Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Pineiro
Versatile 6'6" forward will redshirt 2016-17 season.
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Men's Soccer Kicks Off Season In NC
Coach McFadden & Michael Turner Preview Matches vs Duke & Elon.
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Softball Golf Tournament Promo
September 17th at Bernardo Heights CC.
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Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Wright
Former Utah Ute will redshirt the 2016-17 season.
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Training Camp Update
Team prepares for Saturday scrimmage.
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Meet the Toreros: Patricia Brossmann
6'0" freshman forward from Berlin, Germany.
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Meet the Toreros: Mark Carbone
6'2" freshman guard from Wethersfield, CT.
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Meet the Toreros: Madison Pollock
6'1" freshman guard from Snohomish, Wash.
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Women's Soccer In the Community
Toreros host soccer skills clinic at Linda Vista Elementary.
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Meet the Toreros: Juwan Gray
6'8" freshman forward from Dover, Delaware.
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Toreros Open Training Camp
The USD women's soccer team began training camp today.
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Meet the Toreros: Nassir Barrino
6'0" freshman guard from Newark, New Jersey.
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Meet the Toreros: José Martinez
6'10" freshman forward from Cayey, Puerto Rico.
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Meet the Toreros: Frank Ryder
6'10" freshman forward from Boulder, Colo.
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2015-16 Highlight Video
All the top plays from 2015-16
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Jordan Angus - Male Torero of the Year
Angus reflects on his time at USD
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Malina Hood - Female Torero of the Year
Malina Hood looks back at her USD career
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NCAA Tournament Preview
San Diego faces Vanderbilt in first round
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2016 Celebration of Excellence
Behind the Scenes at the COE
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Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
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Men's Tennis senior Day
The Toreros host LMU and Pepperdine Saturday and Sunday
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Softball WCC Preview
The Toreros host Saint Mary's Saturday and Sunday
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2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Toreros show speed against the nation's top crews
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The Torero Baseball Experience
Kris Bryant & Brian Matusz reflect on their time at USD
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MBB Senior Night
Jito Kok and Duda Sanadze prepare for the final home game
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USD Baseball Season Preview
Season starts at No. 3 Vanderbilt February 19
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USD Softball Season Preview
Season starts February 12
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UCLA Preview
USD travels to No. 9 UCLA Friday
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Toreros Host Kentucky Saturday
USD looks to defend home court against No. 22 Kentucky
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Toreros Host Pepperdine & LMU
USD returns home after four-game road trip
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Toreros Team Up with PYBL
Men's Basketball hosts annual clinic for Challenged Division
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Men's Tennis 2016
USD opens at home vs UC Irvine and UCSD Saturday
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BYU Preview
Preview of USD women's basketball WCC opener vs. BYU.

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City Championship Highlights
Relive the Toreros' Upset over SDSU at Petco Park

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Toreros to Host Hope International
The 9-1 Toreros will host Hope International in their final game before WCC play

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Toreros Stun Aztecs at Petco
Postgame reaction and press conferences

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Toreros Return Home
USD will host Bethesda before Sunday's City Championship at Petco Park

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Men's Basketball Season Tickets
Starting as Low as $99

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Butler Preview
Pono Keni and Coach Lindsey talk about Saturday's Senior Day game against Butler

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CSUN Preview
Coach Fisher and forward Maya Hood talk about Tuesday's home-opener against CSUN

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USC Preview
Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC

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Davidson Preview
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game

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San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic

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Nevada Preview
USD's Women's Basketball team will start their season at Nevada this weekend

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USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops

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Campbell Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell

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Stetson Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far

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WCC Media Day
Behind the scenes with Men's and Women's Basketball at WCC media day

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Warner Recap
Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win

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Warner Preview

Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner

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Torero Community Service

USD Athletics helps out at Father Joe's Village in downtown San Diego

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Men's Basketball Camp Update

Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season

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Drake Preview

Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game

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Dayton Preview

Toreros look for 4th straight win

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LMU Preview

Pack the Stadium Night

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ITA All-American's Preview

Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare

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Marist Preview

USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak

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Valparaiso Preview

Toreros First True Road Game of 2015

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CSUN and UCSB Preview

Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak

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Aztec Invite Recap

Both Squads Finish Second

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SDSU Preview

Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival

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WNMU Recap

Highlights from 45-21 win

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2015 Home Opener

Previewing Western New Mexico

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Volleyball Tournament Preview

A preview of the USD Tournament
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Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
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Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
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2015 WSOC Preview
A brief preview of the 2015 Toreros.


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