Alex Cauneac
Alex Cauneac
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Severna Park, Md.
High School: Severna Park
Major: Mathematics

2016-17: NEWMAC All-Conference Singles … ITA Scholar-Athlete ...NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Doubles team of Week (Mar. 6) …tallied a record of 11-9 in singles and 13-11 in doubles … compiled a record of 4-0 at No. 1 singles and 5-7 at No. 2 singles along as a mark of 11-9 at No. 1 doubles … during the team’s postseason run, he defeated Danny Polk of Stevens 6-2, 6-3 at No. 2 singles in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament and went 3-1 with Bryan Lilley at No. 1 doubles as they defeated the Springfield duo 8-5 in the NEWMAC Semifinals, the Babson team 9-7 in the NEWMAC Championship and the pairing from Stevens 8-3 in the NCAA Tournament … posted a 3-0 singles mark and a doubles record of 3-1 in NEWMAC Regular Season action … put together a season-long win streak of five in doubles play which featured wins against No. 4 Bowdoin, Emerson, Springfield, Babson and Stevens … [SEASON STATS]

2015-16: NEWMAC Athlete of the Year … NEWMAC Rookie of the Year … NEWMAC First Team All-Conference ... NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player … NEWMAC Doubles Team of the Week (Feb. 29, Apr. 11) … ITA Scholar-Athlete ... led the team with 17 wins this season and went 11-4 in dual matches and 6-2 in tournament play as a singles player ... teamed up with Bryan Lilley for a 16-2 mark in doubles play going 9-1 at No. 1 doubles and 7-1 at the No. 2 position … was 19-6 overall in doubles action as a freshman … became the first men’s tennis student-athlete to make it to the semifinals of the ITA New England Regional Tournament since 2003 … defeated Luke Tercek of Bowdoin at No. 1 singles  6-1, 6-1 in the NCAA Regional Championship (5/15) and bested Roberto Perez of Babson 6-1, 6-2 helping MIT secure its 18th straight NEWMAC title (5/8) … 12 of 17 singles matches were decided in his favor in straight sets … [SEASON STATS]

Off the Court at MIT:
Majoring in mathematics ... Research Assistant at the U.S. Naval Academy. 

High School: A 2015 graduate of Severna Park High School … four-time varsity letterwinner … Capital Gazette Player of Year … County, Region and State Champion … National Honor Society … three year captain of the tennis team … salutatorian … Principal's Prestigious Honor Roll.