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 James Markiewicz

2015-2016 (Senior)

Spring 2016: Continued to make an impact in the top half of the singles lineup while also being the doubles specialist...Recorded a 5-13 singles record to tie for the team-high in singles wins...Went an impressive 5-5 as the No. 3 player...Defeated opponents from Holy Names, Grand Canyon, Sacramento State, Sonoma State and UT Arlington...Played primarily on court No. 1 in doubles play with Alex Hunt...Collected an 8-5 record on court No. 1 in doubles action...Named to WCC All-Academic First-Team honors.

Fall 2015: Reached the quarterfinals of the Aggie Invitational...Paired with Alex Hunt, defeated a doubles pair of California, 8-5… Reached the semifinals in the Doubles “A” bracket of the Tiger Invitational...Also reached the finals of the Singles “A” Consolation bracket.

2014-15 (Junior)

Spring 2015: Continued to make his mark primarily as a doubles specialist, spending the entire season in the lineup and playing all but one match at the No. 2 spot ... Finished with a 5-8 record in doubles, earning all five victories alongside partner Wil Martin ... Earned big conference wins over San Francisco and Gonzaga while also beating a team from Washington ... Played eight singles matches and went 2-5 ... beat players from Gonzaga and Sacramento State but the win over the Bulldogs' Vicente Varas played a key part in one of SMC's best team wins of the season ... named All-West Coast Conference academic honorable mention and earned a spot on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Bronze list for carrying a GPA between 3.00 and 3.49.

Fall 2014: Competed at the Aggie Invitational, ITA Northwest Regional and Gael Classic ... had a strong first day of the season at UC Davis, beating Sacramento State's Ayman Abdulwahad 5-7, 7-6, 6-4 to open the year ... Teamed with Thomas Alexander Hunt to beat Cal's Oskar Wikberg and Wyatt Houghton 8-2 at the Gael Classic.

2013-14 (Sophomore)

Spring 2014: Made huge strides in his second season, particularly in doubles where he earned All-WCC honorable mention with teammate Tuomas Manner ... Went 7-6 with Manner playing mostly at No. 3. That record included a 5-2 mark in WCC matches ... Compiled a total doubles record of 10-7 playing with three different partners ... Only played two singles matches, going 0-2 ... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll Bronze list for carrying a GPA between 3.49 and 3.0.

Fall 2013: Competed at the ITA Northwest Regional, Aggie Invitational and Pacific Invitational, winning a doubles match at the Aggie and a singles match at Pacific.

2012-13 (Freshman)

Spring 2013: Made a handful of appearances in his first spring as a Gael while developing his game throughout the season ... Finished 0-3 in singles and 2-2 in doubles ... Teamed with Tuomas Manner for wins over Sonoma State and Loyola Marymount ... Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll for academic excellence. 

Fall 2012: Began career as a Gael with appearances in three tournaments ... Teamed with Alec Wagner to win a match at Pacific Invitational.

Prior to Saint Mary's: Native of Osterode, Germany ... Competed internationally as a junior player.

Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Osterode, Germany
High School: RGS Hemmingen
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