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Men's Tennis

Max Macey
Max Macey
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Year: SO
Hometown: Wilton, CT
High School: St. Luke's School
College: Claremont McKenna

On Court: 4-star recruit on tennisrecruiting.net, reaching as high as #59 in his recruiting class as a junior..as high as # 79 as a senior...ranked top 5 in New England in 14's,16's, and 18's, and was top 3 in 14's and 18's...did not drop a set in 14 matches of high school tennis at #1 singles as a senior at St. Luke's School...won four rounds in both 16's and 18's Kalamazoo (1 main draw, 3 back draw in 16's, 4 back draw in 18s)...reached semifinals of New England Sectionals (level 3) in June following Junior year, and reached finals of doubles...won one Level 5 singles title in New England (made 6 other finals), and five Level 5 doubles titles...as a freshman was one of four Stags from the Class of 2017, and the only one not from California...had successful debut at USTA / ITA West Regionals, winning three of four singles matches and reaching the quarterfinals...came from behind to defeat ninth seeded Parker Wilson of Redlands in the second round before taking out sixth seed Alex Nichols of Cal Lutheran in the round of 16...finally lost to teammate Joe Dorn in the quarters, but earned rankings of #16 in the west and #50 nationally for the fall...paired with fellow frosh Glenn Hull at ITA Regionals where they were 2-2 as a team...returned in the spring as a solid contributor, playing singles at every position except #1 and #3...won his dual match debut in singles at #4 on February 20 against eventual Ojai Independent College champion Josh Barnard of Westmont...then partnered Kotrappa for a win at #3 doubles on the same day...stayed perfect in singles and doubles dual match play throughout the spring, going 7-0 in singles and 3-0 in doubles with Kotrappa and Mehall...played some of his best tennis at the Ojai D3 event, where he defeated Farmer of Whittier, and then sixth seeded Chris Wiechert of Pomona-Pitzer in second round...completed 2014 with overall records of 12-2 in singles and 5-2 in doubles...as a sophomore went 3-2 in five singles matches at the ITA West Regional tournament...partnered sophomore Alex Brenner to win one of three matches in doubles at ITAs...returned in the spring to earn the #6 singles position behind five returning starters...won his first eight dual matches at the 4-6 singles positions, staying undefeated until March 20...went 10-3 in the month of April, winning another seven straight duals and reaching the quarters of The Ojai...defeated Cummins of Redlands and Simonides of Pomona-Pitzer at Ojai before falling to eventual champion and teammate Wood in the QF...finished 24-7 overall in singles and 4-4 overall in doubles, and earned 2nd Team All-SCIAC honors.

Tools: Head YouTek speed, strung with Solinco Outlast at 55 lbs.

Personal: Son of Bill and Sharon Macey...grew up in Connecticut, oldest of three (two younger sisters, Morgan and Meredith)...started playing tennis at age 5, and also played competitive basketball through 8th grade...loves watching basketball, football, and hockey; big fan of Knicks, Giants, and Ottawa Senators...also loves spending time with family and friends, and eating really healthy foods (with the occassional In n' Out Burger)...also enjoys wake boarding and country music.

Favorite Stag: Mac Cahill (tennis, CMC '13)...same hometown

Say What?: Left handed, but plays golf, baseball, hockey, and other swinging-related sports with right hand...also plays soccer with right foot dominant.