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Men's Tennis

 
Marek Marksoo
Marek Marksoo
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Tallinn, Estonia
High School: Vanalinna Hariduskolleegium

2014 Season
Was limited to just 13 matches during the spring because of a knee injury suffered early in the season…posted a 7-6 singles record, including 3-0 in Big Sky matches…went 4-4 at No. 1, 2-1 at No. 2, and 1-1 at No. 3…missed nine straight matches with the injury before returning to play in the Big Sky Tournament where he went 1-1 at the No. 3 spot…career singles record at Sacramento State now stands at 40-12…posted a 3-7 dual doubles record, including a 3-6 mark at the No. 1 spot…won five of his final six singles matches of the season, including a victory against Weber State’s Oliver Good at No. 3 (6-4, 6-3) during the Big Sky Tournament semifinals.

2013 Season

Named the Big Sky Conference’s co-MVP along with Eastern Washington’s Joseph Cohen…also a first team all-Big Sky selection for the second straight year…finished the season with a 16-3 singles record, and won each of his final 13 singles matches of the year…began the season as the team’s No. 2 player, but moved up to No. 1 after two matches…became the fourth player in school history to receive a national singles ranking from the ITA, and climbed to as high as 113th in the nation…three-time Big Sky Player of the Week selection…went 5-0 in singles play against Big Sky competition, missing the other matches because of an ankle injury…beat Montana’s Mikolaj Caruk, 6-0, 6-0, in the Big Sky Tournament championship match…provided match-clinching, three-set victories in 4-3 wins over Fresno State, Loyola Marymount, Saint Mary’s and UC Davis…also posted a 13-4 doubles record with teammate Aliaksandr Malko (all at No. 1)…at one point during the season, the tandem of Malko and Marksoo were ranked as the 80th best doubles team in the nation by the ITA, just the fourth doubles team in school history to earn a national ranking.

2012 Season
A first team all-Big Sky Conference selection…the most consistent player on the Hornets throughout the season, Marksoo worked his way up from the team’s No. 5 singles player at the beginning of the season to No. 2…posted a 17-3 singles record, including 2-0 at No. 2, 6-0 at No. 3, 3-1 at No. 4 and 6-2 at No. 5…finished the year on an 11-match singles winning streak, and didn’t lose a match since the middle of March…nine of those victories during the streak came in straight sets…a two-time Big Sky Player of the Week selection…went 10-8 in doubles play, including 6-4 at No. 1 with partner Javier Millan…in doubles, Marksoo went 6-4 at No. 1, 0-2 at No. 2, and 4-2 at No. 3…against Big Sky opponents, Marksoo went 8-0 in singles play, and 5-2 in doubles play…of his three singles losses this season, two came in narrow second-set tiebreaker defeats, and the third loss occurred when he was forced to retire against Utah because of a groin injury.
 
High School
A 2011 graduate of Vanalinna Hariduskolleegium in Tallinn, Estonia.
 
Personal
Son of Martti and Kaohi Marksoo…a geology major…played two years for the US Tenniseakadeemia in Tallinn.


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