William A. Pendl
Graduation Year: 1954
Induction Year: 2010
Sport (s): Men's Tennis

William A. Pendl '54 earned a B.A. in Economics. He is a retired Field Executive for the I.B.M. Corporation. He has dedicated years to DePauw as a volunteer assistant tennis coach for both the men's and women's team including traveling with the teams and helping to recruit for both programs. He was instrumental in the development of the DePauw Alumni Tennis Association which supports and recognizes our current tennis players. Pendl, a four year letterman, was the #1 Singles Champion for both the Indiana Collegiate Conference and the Little State Tennis Championship his senior year. He played every match his senior year; his singles record was 11-1. Pendl plays competitive tennis on an international basis and travels on the Super Senior Tennis circuit where he is a nationally ranked player. In July 2006 he competed in his 40th consecutive Thomas E. Price Cincinnati, Metropolitan Tennis Championship. He also traveled to Toronto to compete for the Gordon Trophy, an annual senior tennis event where he represented the United States. Pendl and his wife, Deborah, reside in Cincinnati, Ohio.