Billy Berner
Billy  Berner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenwich, CT

High School:
Brunswick School

Major:
Innovation & Entrepreneurship


02/19/2017

No. 11 Men’s Squash Rallies to Defeat Cornell in Season Finale

Colonials Tie Highest Ranking in Program History

02/18/2017

No. 13 Men’s Squash Falls in Hoehn Cup Semifinals

Colonials earn two wins at top of the ladder

02/17/2017

No. 13 Men's Squash Upsets No. 12 Western Ontario To Open CSA

Colonials Advance to Hoehn Cup Semifinals

02/13/2017

No. 13 Men's Squash Splits Final Regular-Season Matches

Colonials close regular season with shutout of Dickinson

02/04/2017

No. 14 Men’s Squash Downs No. 15 Franklin & Marshall

Colonials even season record

2016-2017: Tallied nine victories in his junior campaign ... recorded three wins at No. 5 and six wins at No. 6 ... earned a sweep over Georgetown's Will Russell, 11-2, 11-7, 11-6, in the season opener ... went on to win three of the first four matches of the season ... started the winter season with a victory over Claude Smith of then-#19 Williams at the No. 6 position on the ladder (11-8, 11-9, 11-9) ... defeated Jordan Brail of then-#10 Cornell at No. 6, 13-11, 14-12, 11-4, giving the Colonials a 5-4 edge ... finished the season by coming out on top in a five-set battle, 7-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-5, 11-6, over then-#14 Cornell's Alex Jung at No. 6 ... named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

2015-2016: Finished with eight victories...One win at No.4, four wins at No. 7, and three wins at No.8...Defeated William Walker, 9-11, 17-19, 11-4, 20-18, 11-3, in GW's three-peat victory over No.14 Navy...Provided the clinching victory against No. 12 Cornell with a 10-12, 12-10, 11-9, 11-5 win over Graham Dietz... Named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

2014-15: Finished with six wins in debut season ... totaled three wins at No. 4, two wins at No. 7 and one at No. 6 ... three wins in straight sets ... defeated David Cromwell, 10-12, 10-12, 11-6, 11-7, 11-5 in GW's 6-3 win over then-No. 19 Middlebury (Jan. 18).

High School/Club: Helped Brunswick School to second-place finish at U.S. Division I High School Nationals ... ranked No. 53 in the United States High School rankings ... served as co-captain during senior year ... helped team to New England Independent School Championship ... also was New England Champion with a 19-0 record at No. 6 as a senior ... three-year varsity player.

Personal: Born William O'Donnell Berner on 1/9/96 in Greenwich, CT ... son of Libby and Rob Berner ... has three sisters, Clare, Tory and Lulu, and one brother, Robby ... intended major is marketing.

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