Marc Powers
Marc Powers
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stamford, Conn.
High School: Greens Farms Academy
Major: Political science
Residential College: Ezra Stiles

2012-13 Season (Senior): Put together a 12-1 doubles record in the fall … Only loss was in the final of the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships doubles final … Highlight of fall season was reaching that final with classmate Daniel Hoffman … Also won the doubles draw of the Connecticut State Championships with Hoffman … Went 7-2 in singles in the fall … Reached the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals … Put together a 16-6 singles record in the spring … Went 4-3 in singles in Ivy play and received Second Team All-Ivy honors in singles … Also received Second Team All-Ivy honors in doubles … Finished his Yale career leading the team in doubles wins, with 89 … Received the Stuart D. Ludlum, Jr. ’62 Memorial Award for his constant display of enthusiasm, perseverance and team spirit, alongside classmate John Huang.

 

2011-12 Season (Junior): Posted a 9-4 singles record in the fall … Reached the singles final of the USTA/ITA Regional Championship … Went 9-3 in doubles in the fall … Also reached the doubles final of the USTA/ITA Regional Championship … Highlight of fall season was winning the “A” doubles draw of the Princeton Farnsworth Invitational alongside classmate Daniel Hoffman … Went 9-11 in singles in the spring playing mostly at the No. 1 position … Highest national singles ranking was No. 62 … Posted a 17-5 record in doubles in the spring at the No. 1 position partnering Hoffman … Went 5-2 in Ivy League doubles play along with Hoffman, which was tied for the best record among Ivy League No. 1 doubles teams … Unanimously named First Team All-Ivy in doubles.

 

2010-11 Season (Sophomore): Finished the fall with an 11-3 singles record and 8-2 doubles record … Highlight of the fall in singles was reaching the finals at the Farnsworth/Princeton Invitational in September … Won the finals in doubles at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center Men’s College Invitational with Daniel Hoffman in the fall... Played No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles in spring... Named First Team All-Ivy in Singles... Named First Team All-Ivy in Doubles...

 

2009-10 Season (Freshman): Ivy League Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year, first player ever to win both awards in the same season … Northeast Regional ITA Rookie of the Year … Unanimous first team All-Ivy League in singles … Finished with a 29-9 singles record, 11-5 in the fall  and 18-4 in the spring … Reached the finals of the 2009 Wilson/ITA DI Northeast Regional Championships in the fall … Competed in singles at the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships at Yale’s Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in the fall, losing in the first round … Highlight of the spring was defeating No. 57 Ivan Salec from Radford University at a dual match … Went 19-11 in doubles, 6-2 in the fall and 13-9 in the spring.

 

Before Yale: Finished his junior career ranked among the top 20 in the nation....  Had been ranked No. 1 in New England in his age group for seven straight years … In November 2008 won both singles and doubles at the National Open in Albany, N.Y. …  In December 2008, teamed up with John Huang and took the doubles title at the USTA Winter Super Nationals in Phoenix … First gold ball for each player … Won the Colonel Bernard Gorfinkle Award in Feb. 2009, given by the USTA New England Division for outstanding sportsmanship.

 

Singles:

  #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Dual Match Total IVY Overall
2012-131-015-6    16-64-323-8
2011-12 8-7 0-4 1-0       9-11 2-5 18-15
2010-11 6-10 3-0         9-10 4-3 20-13
2009-10 18-5
   


18-5 7-0
29-10
Total 33-22
18-10
1-0

 
52-32
17-11
90-46

 

Doubles:

  #1 #2 #3 Dual Match Total IVY Overall
2012-1310-9  10-93-422-10
2011-12 17-5     17-5 2-5 18-15
2010-11 14-8     14-8 5-2 22-10
2009-10 3-0
10-9 0-0
13-9 4-3
19-11
Total 44-22 10-9 0-0
54-31 17-11 89-39