Ben Gajardo
175 lbs.
Las Vegas, 
Last School
Odyssey Charter High School
Roster Years


  • Son of Miguel and Katrin Gajardo 
  • Has two siblings 
  • Majoring in Economics

Before BYU

  • Two-time state champion
  • Two-time region champion 
  • Two-time region finalist 
  • Ranked 46 nationally in 18 & under
  • Lettered all four years in tennis 
  • Nine sectional wins
Year Singles Doubles 
2017-18 20-10 18-10
2018-19 12-11 23-4
2019-20 8-11 11-8
2020-21 14-3 13-4
Career 54-35 65-26
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2017-2018

  • Received WCC Singles Honorable Mention 
  • Went 13-0 in singles before losing first match of the season against Santiago Sierra of Utah 
  • Record of 17-4 for regular-season singles play
  • Record of 13-6 for regular-season doubles play
  • Earned a win over Kyle Butters 6-3, 3-5, 7-5 to clinch a 4-3 win against Boise State, keeping the Cougars undefeated (7-0)
  • Qualified for the main doubles draw of the So Cal Intercollegiate with teammate Jacob Tullis 
Sophmore Year 2018-2019

  • Competed in the Milwaukee Tennis Classic in singles and doubles
  • Competed in the ITA Mountain Regional Championships in singles and doubles
  • Advanced to the consolation finals round at Regionals in doubles play with teammate Sam Tullis
  • Advanced to the Round of 16 at Regionals in singles play
  • Competed in the Kramer Club Invitational in singles and doubles
  • WCC Doubles Team of the Week with teammate Sam Tullis (April 2)
  • WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • All-WCC Second Team Doubles
  • 17-0 regular season doubles record at No. 2 doubles with teammate Sam Tullis
  • 8-7 regular season singles record
  • Finished the year nationally ranked No. 84 in doubles with partner Sam Tullis
  • Ranked No. 5 in the ITA Mountain Region for doubles with partner Sam Tullis
Junior Year 2019-2020

  • Posted an 8-11 overall singles record; 4-7 dual record, 4-4 tournament record
  • Posted an 11-8 overall doubles record; 6-5 dual record, 5-3 tournament record
  • Competed in the ITA All-American
  • Competed in the ITA Regional Championships
  • Advanced to the doubles quarterfinals in the ITA Mountain Regional Championships
  • Competed in the Jack Kramer Invitational 
  • Competed in the So Cal Intercollegiate


The season ended prematurely due to the COVID-19 crisis. 

Senior Year 2020-2021

  • Went 14-3 in singles and 13-4 in doubles
  • All-WCC Singles Honorable Mention
  • All-WCC First Team Doubles
  • WCC Doubles Team of the Week with teammate Jack Barnett (April 13, 27)
  • Singles win streaks of five and six matches
  • Doubles win streaks of three, four and five matches
  • 2021 WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

  • Ben Gajardo hits the ball during media day

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  • Team Cheers vs Idaho State

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  • Ben Gajardo swings vs. Weber State

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  • Gajardo & Barnett Doubles vs. Montana

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  • Ben Gajardo swings vs. Santa Clara

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  • Ben Gajardo & Jack Barnett during doubles

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  • Ben Gajardo/Jack Barnett Doubles Ranking - March 31

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  • Jack Barnett & Ben Gajardo - WCC Doubles Team of the Week

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  • MTEN-Doubles TOW Apr 27-Web

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  • Sean Hill, Jack Barnett & Ben Gajardo: All-WCC Honors

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  • Ben Gajardo All-WCC Singles Honorable Mention

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  • Jack Barnett & Ben Gajardo All-WCC First Team Doubles

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  • MTEN WCC All-Academic

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