Women's Tennis

Marie Casares - blank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Quito, Ecuador

High School:
Colegio Compuinformatica

Height:
5-5

Marie Casares

07/11/2014

Tennis teams and individuals receive ITA All-Academic accolades

Seven individuals recognized

06/05/2014

Vanderbilt finishes at No. 11 in ITA rankings

Six Commodores listed in singles and doubles rankings

05/21/2014

Altick bounced from NCAA Singles Championship

No. 37 Desirae Krawczyk (ASU) def. No. 48 Frances Altick (VU): 6-2, 7-5

05/15/2014

Commodores fall short in Sweet 16

Florida outlasted Vanderbilt, 4-0, to advance to the NCAA quarterfinals

05/14/2014

Vanderbilt set for Sweet 16 match against Florida

First serve set for 4 p.m. (ET) at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.

05/16/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Florida (NCAA Tournament)

Photos from the VU women's tennis match against UF in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. (Photos by Bill Kallenberg)

04/05/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky (Green)

Vanderbilt women's tennis against Kentucky on Senior Day. (Photos by Steve Green)

03/30/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Auburn (Green)

Vanderbilt women's tennis vs. Auburn on Sunday, March 30, 2014 (Photos by Steve Green)

03/21/2014

Vanderbilt vs Tennessee (Russell)

No. 11 Vanderbilt women's tennis takes on No. 47 Tennessee at the Currey Tennis Center on March 21, 2014. (Photos by John Russell)

02/23/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Pepperdine

No. 12 Vanderbilt 5, No. 26 Pepperdine 2 (Photos by John Russell)

Honors
• 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2012 Second Team All-SEC

2013-14 (Junior):Had the single best season in Vanderbilt tennis history ... 32 singles wins and 60 combined wins, a school record in both categories ... Compiled a 21 match win streak throughout most of the dual season ... Went 10-1 in SEC play and 20-3 in dual matches ... Ranked No. 113 overall ... Recognized as a Second Team All-SEC Conference selection ... Received the Cissie Leary Award for Sportsmanship ... Named to the 2014 All-Academic team and 2014 Spring Academic Honor Roll ... ITA All-Academic honors ... Primarily played at the Nos. 4 and 5 positions ... Went 28-9 in doubles play, including 15-6 in dual competition.

2012-13 (Sophomore): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Saw action out of the No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 positions for the Dores ... Posted a 21-15 overall record ... Was ranked as high as No. 91 by the ITA ... Teamed up with Ashleigh Antal for the second-straight year in doubles play ... Finished with an overall doubles record of 21-15 ... Won five-straight matches between 2/16 against No. 18 Baylor and 3/1 against No. 63 LSU ... Made it to the quarter-finals of the USTA/ITA Regional Championships.

2011-12 (Freshman): Finished with an impressive 23-9 record during her first season at Vanderbilt, including 9-2 in conference play... Played primarily in the three spot, but also saw action in the four... Teamed up with fellow freshman Ashleigh Antal in doubles and finished the season 14-5... Defeated eventual team national champion Florida's Alexandra Cercone 2-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-7)... Won seven-straight singles during SEC play.

Personal: Marie Elise Casares ... Born September 12, 1993 ... Parents are Esteban Casares and Katia Lilian Rosa ... Younger brother Bernardo (16) ... From Quito, Ecuador ... Majoring in civil engineering ... Lists her brother as her favorite tennis player ... Made the South American team and traveled to compete in Europe four times ... Competed at the French Open and at Wimbledon in 2011 ... Chose Vanderbilt because of its tennis/academic mix.

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