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Alex Lane
Alex Lane
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 155
Year: JR
Hometown: Claremont, CA
High School: Claremont HS
Previous College: Claremont McKenna (Azusa Pacific)
Major: Government

On Court: Joins the Stags after transferring from Azusa Pacific University...played #3 singles and #3 doubles for an APU team which finished 2010 ranked #3 nationally in NAIA...his 15-6 singles record and 18-3 doubles record gave him the second best combined singles and doubles mark for the Cougars, earning him a #33 year-end national singles rank and 2nd Team NAIA All-American honors...also reached semis of Ojai Valley NAIA singles event...ranked as high as 12 in Southern California Boys 18's and 60 in the nation...as high as 8 in Southern California Men's Open in 2008...as a sophomore played #1 singles and #2 doubles (with Wei) for the Stags...was 26-6 in singles, including 19-5 in dual matches...became only the second Stag to win the prestigious Ojai Valley singles title, doing so without losing more than eight games in any of his five matches...reached the quarters of the NCAA singles tournament as the #2 seed to become one of three Stags to earn ITA All-American honors...was unanimous selection as SCIAC Athlete of the Year, becoming the fourth CMS player in five years to earn the conference's top award...earned a year-end ITA singles national ranking of #5...with Wei at the #2 doubles position went 22-5...the pair also reached the consolation semifinals at Pacific Coast Doubles, with wins over teams from Boston College and Stanford, and the quarters of Ojai...finished with a 22-6 mark overall...as a junior picked up right where he left off last May, winning the USTA / ITA West Regional singles title as the tournament's top seed...earned ITA All-American honors by virtue of the singles title and advanced to Small College Nationals in Mobile, AL, where he won two of three matches to finish third in the Division III event...earns a #4 ITA national singles ranking and #1 west regional ranking for the fall...partnered newcomer Warren Wood in doubles, with the duo winning four of five matches to reach the West Regional final...he and Wood rank #10 nationally and #3 in the west in the fall...began the spring campaign fighting injury and illness, which sidelined him for nearly a month...as a result moved between the #1 and #2 singles spots and #1 and #3 doubles...won 11 of 13 singles matches between March 10 and the end of April, highlighted by a semifinal showing at Ojai...began the spring at #1 doubles with Wood and then re-emerged with Erani at #3 after a two week layoff...he and Erani won their first four dual matches at #3, then entered Ojai doubles as an unseeded team...defeated three seeded teams and five #1 teams en route to winning the title, the second CMS #3 team in three years to win an Ojai title...moved to #1 doubles after Ojai for SCIACs and the NCAA Team Championships...earned 1st Team All-SCIAC honors for second year in a row...finished with a 22-9 singles record and a 24-7 doubles record to have the most combined singles and doubles wins on the team.

Tools: Babolat Pure Drive Roddick Plus strung with Solinco Outlast at 55 lbs.

Personal:Hobbies include Paintballing, rollercoasters, rugby, soccer, music, art, firearms and anything extreme...loves to surf, even though self-admittedly lacking in skills...family includes father Richard, a human resource consultant, mother Briana, and brother Michael (studying at the University of La Verne)...eventually wants to study law.

Favorite Stag: Jack DePaolo (Tennis, CMC '08) - another Stags Tennis transplant with some fight

What You Didn't Know: loves 80s music and hairstyles