Macsen Sisam - Men's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Macsen Sisam

Class Fifth Year
Hometown Auckland, New Zealand
High school Kristin
Major Economics
Bio

Honors
• SEC Freshman of the Week (4/11/19)
Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll (2020, 2021)

Rankings
• Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 56 (w/Siim Troost) (4/27/22, 5/4/22)

Career Records (through 2021-22 season):
Singles: 46-43
Doubles: 28-29
Total: 74-72

As a Senior (2021-22)
• 15-4 overall singles record, including a 8-1 mark in dual match play and an undefeated 2-0 in SEC play
• 8-3 overall doubles record, including a 6-2 mark in dual match play, 4-2 in SEC play and an undefeated 2-0 at the No. 1 doubles spot
• Clinched two doubles points this season – vs. Tennessee State (Feb. 18) and LSU (March 18)
• Posted two ranked doubles wins this season – No. 17 Lukas Engelhardt & Finn Reynolds (vs. Ole Miss, April 17); and No. 53 Filip Planinsek & Patrick Kaukovalta (at SEC Tournament – Round 1: vs. Alabama, April 20)
• Eight-match win streak in singles play – Carlos Salas Tulla (vs. Lipscomb, Feb. 6), Sebastian Kamieniecki (vs. The Citadel, Feb. 13), Alfred Wallin (Belmont, Feb. 18), Leandro Misdrachis (vs. Tennessee State, Feb. 18), Maties Torres-Ramis (Alabama A&M, March 18), Nil Moinet (Tennessee State, March 20), Jakob Cadonau (Ole Miss, April 17) and Zach Foster (at SEC Tournament – Round 1: vs. Alabama, April 20)
• Returned to the singles lineup on April 17 to earn his first SEC singles win on the season after defeating Jakob Cadonau of Ole Miss, 4-6, 6-0, 6-2, on Court 6
• On April 20, teamed up with Siim Troost to earn his first ranked doubles victory on the season after defeating No. 17 Lukas Engelhardt and Finn Reynolds of Ole Miss on the top court, 6-1

As a Junior (2020-21)
• 10-19 overall record in singles play
• 7-12 overall record in doubles play
• Played primarily at Nos. 3 and 4 singles and No. 2 doubles
• Started the season on a four-match winning streak in both singles and doubles

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
• 6-9 overall record in singles play
• 6-7 overall record in doubles play
• Held five-match win streak during fall
• Round of 32 in ITA Regionals
• Competed primarily at No. 4 and 5
• Four doubles wins with partner George Harwell at No. 2
• Remainder of season cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak on March 14

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• 15-11 overall record in singles play
• 7-7 overall record in doubles play
• 8-3 home record
• Seven-match win streak
• One ranked victory over No. 116 Camrera, 7-5, 6-4

The Sisam File
• 2018 College Auckland Tennis player of the year
• Tennis Northern Junior player of the year 2014-18
• 2016 Junior Davis Cup New Zealand
• 2018 New Zealand Davis Cup Team
• Born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand
• Son of Paul and Fiona Sisam
• Three siblings, Alexandra (24), Patrick (16), and Katie (14)
• Favorite tennis player is Roger Federer
• Describes the way he competes as “never giving up”
• Bucket List includes parachuting and climbing Mount Everest
Biggest influence is his father
• Chose to attend Vanderbilt because he liked the players on the team the best and Vanderbilt has the best combination of academics and athletics.