Alex Martin
Alex  Martin

Hometown:
Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

High School:
SCVCS

Last College:
Texas

Height:
5-7

Experience:
3L

Major:
Broadcast Journalism

Minor:
Sport and Entertainment Management



2014-15 (SENIOR)
Athletics
  • Competed in four tournaments during the fall and the Gamecocks' lone spring tournament
  • Won the first two matches of her fall campaign at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic
  • Snagged one win each at the Kitty Harrison Invitational and the Michigan Invitational
  • Played doubles with Megen Cochran, Katie Fosnacht, Natalie Looney and Ximena Siles Luna
  • Did not play in any dual matches
Academics
  • An active member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
  • An ITA Scholar Athlete honoree for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll member for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Dean's List member for fall 2014 for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • AD's Honor Roll member for fall 2014 and spring 2015 for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA


2013-14 (JUNIOR)
Athletics
  • Battled a number of injuries throughout the season that limited her playing time
  • Won a pair of matches in her respective flight at the Furman Fall Classic in September
  • Appeared in two dual matches during the spring against East Tennessee State and Furman
  • Played the No. 2 singles spot versus ETSU
  • Picked up a 6-4, 7-5 win over Kelly Sullivan from Furman at six singles to help the Gamecocks defeat the Paladins
  • Played doubles with Katie Fosnacht and Natalie Looney
Academics/Community Service
  • Earned a place on the SEC Community Service Team
  • An ITA Scholar Athlete honoree for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll member for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Dean's List member for fall 2013 and spring 2014 for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • AD's Honor Roll member for fall 2013 and spring 2014 for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA


2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)
Athletics
  • Enrolled at South Carolina in the fall after spending her freshman year playing at Texas
  • Played in four fall tournaments while seeing limited action in the spring for dual match play
  • Won a pair of singles matches at both the UVa Fall Classic and the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships
  • Recorded a victory in her No. 6 singles match against USC Upstate versus Julie Bell in straight sets
  • Played doubles with five different partners
  • Recorded the bulk of her wins with Jaklin Alawi, as the pair went 3-1 together
  • Teamed with Adriana Pereira for one doubles match against Mississippi State at the No. 3 spot and earned a critical 8-3 victory
Academics
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll member for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • President's List member for fall 2012 for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA
  • AD's Honor Roll member for fall 2012 and spring 2013 for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA


2011-12 (FRESHMAN)*
Athletics
  • Spent her freshman year playing for the Texas Longhorns, who finished the season ranked No. 10 with an appearance in the round of 16 at the NCAA Championships
  • Reached the ITA Texas Regional Championship singles third round
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Rice Invitational
Academics/Other
  • An ITA Scholar Athlete honoree for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA
  • A member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll


HIGH SCHOOL
  • Was three-time South Carolina state champion in singles (2008-10) and doubles (2008-10)
  • Doubles finalist at the 2010 U.S. National Open
  • Singles finalist at the 2008 U.S. National Open
  • Ranked among the top five in her high school graduating class

CAREER SINGLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC) #4 (SEC) #5 (SEC) #6 (SEC)
2011-12* 8-8 8-7 0-1 0-1
2012-13 6-11 5-8 1-3 (0-2) 0-1 (0-1) 1-0 (0-0)
2013-14 3-8 2-7 1-1 (0-0) 0-1 (0-0) 1-0 (0-0)
2014-15 4-10 4-10
Total 21-37 19-32 2-5 (0-2) 0-1 (0-0) 0-1 (0-1) 2-3 (0-1)

CAREER DOUBLES STATISTICS
Year Overall Tourn. Dual (SEC) #1 (SEC) #2 (SEC) #3 (SEC)
2011-12* 5-7 4-5 1-2 1-2
2012-13 6-3 4-2 2-1 (1-1) 1-0 (0-0) 1-1 (1-1)
2013-14 2-6 2-6
2014-15 5-9 5-9
Total 18-25 15-22 3-3 (1-1) 1-0 (0-0) 2-3 (1-1)

* At Texas