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  Alex Gaines
Alex Gaines

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wilmington, N.C.

High School:
New Hanover


06/18/2014

Navy Duo Garners League Academic Honor for Men's Tennis

Gaines and Tossavainen earn the accolade

01/25/2014

Men's Tennis Sweeps Pair of Matches on Saturday

Mids defeat St. Joseph's and St. Francis Brooklyn

03/24/2013

Navy Men's Tennis Earns League Win Over Colgate, 6-1

Mids improve to 2-0 in the Patriot League.

01/26/2013

Men's Tennis Picks Up a Pair of Wins on Saturday

Mids down St. Joseph's and St. Francis (N.Y.).

01/20/2013

Men's Tennis Falls Short at William & Mary

Mark and Jones both victorious in singles play.

02/10/2014

M. Tennis vs. St. Francis (N.Y.)

Men's tennis vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), Jan. 25, 2014. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.

09/26/2013

Men's Tennis vs. St. Bonaventure

Men's tennis vs. St. Bonaventure, Sept. 7, 2013. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.

03/11/2013

M Tennis vs. Delaware, 3/3/13

Men's Tennis vs. Delaware, March 3, 2013. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.

Academic Information
Is majoring in international relations ... has been named to the Commandant's List twice ... was named to the 2014 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Athletic Information
2014-14 Season
Compiled a 9-5 record in singles during the dual match season ... posted a 5-3 record at No. 6 singles ... included among his results was a 6-1, 6-3 win over Michael Lau from No. 55 George Washington ... ended the dual match season with a 13-8 record in doubles ... this included a 12-8 mark at the No. 3 flight ... all of his spring season matches were played alongside Krishna Jana ... the duo posted a 6-1 record over the final seven matches of the season ... teamed with Tyler Tossavainen to win the No. 3 doubles flight at the Navy Invitational.

2012-13 Season
Posted an overall record of 15-9 in singles and 16-13 in doubles ... compiled records of 13-7 in singles and 14-10 in doubles during the spring dual match season ... in singles during the spring, had a 3-0 record at No. 4 and a 7-3 record at No. 5 ... split his eight matches against league opponents ... won 10 of 11 matches during one stretch of play ... previously won the No. 6 singles flight at the Navy Blue Invite ... played at all three doubles flights during the spring ... had records of 3-0 at No. 1, 5-6 at No. 2 and 6-4 at No. 3 ... partnered with four different players on the year ... played alongside Austin Jones for 20 of his 29 matches, with the duo ending the year with a 10-10 record ... this included an 8-7 record during the spring season ... the pair had already tallied seven games won in three matches when each were stopped due to the doubles point already being determined.

High School / Personal
Graduated from New Hanover High School ... competed on the school's tennis and soccer teams ... in tennis, won state titles in both singles and doubles as a freshman and junior, while placing third in the state in doubles as a senior ... garnered all-conference honors in both sports in each of his four years ... also earned four all-state (N.C.) laurels in tennis and one all-state accolade in soccer ... was a member of the school's honor society ... father played tennis at North Carolina State ... his highest ranking on tennisrecruiting.net was No. 186.

09/26/14 Navy All-Conf Inv 1 All Day
09/27/14 Navy All-Conf Inv 2 All Day
09/28/14 Navy All-Conf Inv 3 All Day
10/10/14 vs Wake Forest Invite 1 All Day
10/11/14 vs Wake Forest Invite 2 All Day