Alex Cauneac
Alex Cauneac
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Severna Park, Md.
High School: Severna Park
Major: Mathematics With Computer Science

2018-19: NCAA Elite 90 Award Winner ... NCAA Doubles Qualifier ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... NEWMAC All-Conference (Singles and Doubles) ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... posted a record of 15-4 in singles play and a mark of 14-6 in doubles action ... made it to the quarterfinals of the singles bracket at the Brandeis Invitational after defeating Arturo Kam of Williams and Luke Carstens of Bowdoin ... had a winning streak of eight in singles that went from April 6 through the end of the season ... in that stretch, edged Wheaton's No. 1 player (7-6, 3-6, 10-6), the No. 2 player from ninth-ranked Brandeis (6-2, 6-3) and the No. 2 player from 17th-ranked Skidmore (6-7, 6-4, 6-2) ... in the NEWMAC Tournament eased by Andre Libnic 6-3, 6-0 ... alongside doubles partner Tyler Barr in the playoffs, defeated Wheaton's No. 1 pairing 8-3 in the NEWMAC semifinals, Babson's No. 1 pairing in the NEWMAC Championship and Stevenson's No. 1 pairing in the NCAA second round ... guided MIT to its 21st straight NEWMAC title and its ninth appearance in the NCAA regional final ... [SEASON STATS]

ITA Scholar-Athlete ... NEWMAC All-Conference Doubles … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player … closed his junior year with a 9-6 record in singles play and a 12-8 record in doubles play … went 1-0 at No. 1 singles, 8-4 at No. 2 singles and 10-7 at No. 1 doubles ... in singles play, defeated Brandon Rosenbluth of Babson in the NEWMAC Championship to help the Engineers win their 20th straight conference title and then went on to win his match against CJ LaMantia of Cabrini, 6-0, 6-0 in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament … in doubles play had a four match win streak from March 30 through April 9 which included a 9-8 win along with Tyler Barr against No. 2 Bowdoin (3/30) … began the fall season by making it to the quarterfinals of the doubles bracket at the MIT Invitational after Cauneac and Barr defeated duos from Bowdoin and Wesleyan … [SEASON STATS]

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 with computer science ... Research Assistant at the U.S. Naval Academy … also was part of the Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplantation at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was a Trading Intern at SIG ... did research with the USNA Aerospace Engineering Department.

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.