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Alexander Ma
Alexander Ma
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cliffside Park, N.J.
High School: Horace Mann School
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Eliot

2012-13 (Senior):
Closed the year with a 12-0 record ... Earned a win, 11-9, 11-6, 13-11, over Aditya Advani of Tufts at the No. 2 spot in his season debut Dec. 1 ... Overpowered Amherst's Stephen Cacouris Jan. 19, 11-3, 11-4, 11-2 ... Defeated Alex Nalle of Columbia, 11-9, 13-11, 11-8, Feb. 2 ... Dominated Cornell's Matthew Shang Feb. 3, 11-2, 11-8, 11-4 ... Triumphed over MIT's David Bian, 11-7, 11-7, 11-2, Feb. 3 ... Held off Tod Holberton, 11-9, 11-7, 11-8, Feb. 7 at Brown ... Edged Trinity's Juan Flores, 11-7, 11-7, 2-11, 11-9 ... Closed out his Murr Center career by topping Yale's Pehlaaj Bajwa, 11-8, 11-5, 11-9, on senior day Feb. 18 ... Swept Juan Herrera of Rochester, 11-2, 11-5, 11-6, in the quarterfinals of the Potter Cup Feb. 22 ... Picked up an 11-7, 12-10, 11-5 victory against Michael LeBlanc of Princeton in the Potter Cup semifinals Feb. 23 ... Dropped the first game before taking the final three against Trinity's Matthew Mackin, 6-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-7, in the Potter Cup final Feb. 24.  

2011-12 (Junior):
Finished the season 9-2 overall and 3-0 at the No. 4 position ... Opened the season with a 3-1 victory over Kevin Chen (Williams) in the No. 3 position Nov. 18 ... Defeated Fletcher Pease (Dartmouth), 3-0, and Willy Clarke (Middlebury), 1-0, retired, in the No. 9 spot Nov. 30.

2010-11 (Sophomore):
Finished the season with a 9-10 record ... Swept Alexandar Hsu of Brown in the season opener (Nov. 19) … Beat Dartmouth’s Robert Maycock 11-6, 11-9, 11-5 ... Came out on the winning side of a five-set match against Tashlin Reddy from Western Ontario ... Won matches by a score of 3-0 against opponents from St. Lawrence (Jan. 28) and Hamilton (Jan. 29) ... Helped Harvard capture fifth at the 2011 CSA National Team Championship ... Went 2-2 at the 2011 Individual National Championship.

2009-10 (Freshman):
Compiled a 7-5 overall record ... Owned a 6-4 record at the No. 9 position and was 1-1 at the No. 8 slot during rookie season ... Earned wins over Western Ontario and Cornell at CSA Team Championships.

Before Harvard:
Seven-time letterwinner in tennis, squash and soccer at Horace Mann School … Ranked eighth under-19 in squash in 2009 and ninth under-17 in 2008 … Captained tennis team … Four-time all-conference selection in tennis … Named to all-conference second team in soccer in 2008 … Tutor for Citysquash.

Personal:
Interests include sports and traveling.