Marcus Ferreira - Men's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Marcus Ferreira Season 2021-22

Class Senior
Hometown Hilton Head, S.C.
High school Hilton Head Prep
Major Mechanical Engineering
Bio

Honors
Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll (2020, 2021)

Rankings
• Highest Singles Ranking: No. 123 (Preseason – 9/7/21)

Career Records (through 2021-22 season)
Singles: 63-54
Doubles: 36-35
Total: 99-89

As a Senior (2021-22)
• 13-5 overall record in doubles play
• Clinched two match victories this season – vs. Arkansas (March 6) and vs. Tennessee State (March 20)
• Clinched four doubles points this season – vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 29), vs. The Citadel (Feb. 13), vs. Belmont (Feb. 18) and vs. Arkansas (March 6)
• Posted two ranked singles wins this season – No. 100 Trice Pickens (vs. Northwestern, March 9) and No. 119 Oscar Pinto Sansano (at Arkansas, March 6)

As a Junior (2020-21)
• 12-17 overall record in singles play
• 10-16 overall record in doubles play
• Competed primarily at Nos. 2 and 3 singles
• Started the spring season on a four-match winning streak
• Took three ranked SEC foes to three sets and led No. 68 Tyler Zink before the match was abandoned

As a Sophomore (2019-20)
• 15-11 overall record, 6-4 dual match record in singles play
• 6-6 overall record in doubles play
• Two conference victories (2-1)
• Competed primarily at No. 4 and 6
• Remainder of season cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak on March 14

As a Freshman (2018-19)
• 19-10 overall record in singles play
• 7-8 overall record in doubles play
• Seven match win-streak
• Only dropped one match at home
• Earned three conference match victories
• Winner of the 2018 Commodore Scramble B Draw

The Ferreira File
• Graduated Spring 2022 with a B.S. in Engineering Science and a minor in Engineering Management
• Five-star recruit from Hilton Head, South Carolina
• Ranked 18th nationally, fourth in Southeast, second in South Carolina
• Ranked as high as No. 17 nationally
• 35-10 record, going 4-7 against Blue Chip recruits and 15-2 against fellow five stars
• Son of Wayne and Liesl Ferreira
• Describes the way he competes as hard and focused
• Favorite thing to do away from the tennis court is play video games
• Enjoys the nightlife in Nashville
• Has a superstition of having to use the same ball through an entire match
• Biggest influence is his life is his dad