There were conference championships, individual accomplishments, and academic successes in 2017.
The Spartans earn the team academic award for the sixth consecutive year.
The Spartans started nicely, but could not sustain their momentum.
He is the first San Jose State women's tennis coach to be named a conference Coach of the Year.
Seniors Marine Dans and Gaelle Rey accounted for three of the four points for the championship.
AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: Opens the 2016-2017 season as part of the #47-ranked doubles team with senior Sybille Gauvain...Completed her third season with the Spartans in 2015-16…Earned All-Mountain West recognition in both doubles and singles in each of her first three seasons at San José State…Teamed with Gaelle Rey to become the first doubles tandem in school history to be named all-conference multiple times...Also named an Academic All-Mountain West, Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award and ITA Scholar-Athlete Award honoree for a third consecutive season in 2015-2016.
2015-16: Named to All-Mountain West Team for the third consecutive year in both singles and doubles...Accumulated a 46-22 overall record...Ranked as high as #82 in the nation in singles...Defeated #36 Madison Westby (USC) at the Battle in the Bay on September 18, 2015...Was nationally ranked as part of two doubles teams in the April 26, 2016 and May 5, 2016 ITA polls, #51 with Sybille Gauvain and #79 with Gaelle Rey...Finished the season as the #89-ranked doubles team in the nation with partner Sybille Gauvain...Defeated the #24 doubles pair in the country, Mayar Sherif Ahmed and Rana Sherif Ahmed of Fresno State, with Gauvain on April 15, 2016...Named an Academic All-Mountain West, Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award and ITA Scholar-Athlete Award honoree for a third consecutive season.
2014-15: Captured All-Mountain West honors in both doubles and singles for a second consecutive season…Finished the season with a 36-38 overall mark…Started the fall as one-half of the 46th-ranked doubles tandem in the country…Participated in the 2014 edition of the prestigious Riviera/ITA All-American Championships…Played most of the season at No. 2 singles, going 6-6…Played some of her best tennis in conference action, notching a 3-1 mark…Reprised her role atop the doubles lineup for a second straight season and went 6-10 in dual match action…Named an Academic All-Mountain West, Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award and ITA Scholar-Athlete Award honoree for a second consecutive season.
2013-14: Amassed a 28-28 record as a freshman en route to All-Mountain West honors in both singles and doubles…Immediately stepped in as the team's primary No. 1 singles player and comprised one-half of the No. 1 doubles tandem…Went 8-14 at the No. 1 singles position and 2-0 at No. 2 singles in dual match play…Paired with Gaelle Ray for a 6-4 mark at No. 1 doubles on the way to a 10-8 dual match doubles record…First collegiate dual match singles win came on Jan. 21 versus Diemant Bulatoviate (Sacramento State)…Defeated No. 52 Ana Vladutu (DePaul) on Jan. 25, marking the only singles victory over a ranked opponent for the Spartans during the season…Joined Gaelle Ray as All-Mountain West selections in both singles and doubles…Earned Academic All-Mountain West, Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award and ITA Scholar-Athlete Award recognition.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played tennis for Lycée Albert Schweitzer (Coach Thierry Schirmann)…Was the French doubles champion during her freshman and sophomore year.
MORE ON MARIE: Majoring in business management…Has international tournament experience in Germany, Bulgaria, France, Croatia, Belgium and Luxembourg…Career record of 28-26 in WTA Tournaments from 2006 through 2013…Had a WTA best ranking of 1,210 in 2013, 1,202 in 2012 and 1,559 in 2011…Won the 2010 Girls 16 Swiss Junior Trophy in Oberentfelden, Switzerland…Enjoys playing sports and listening to music…Parents, Patrick and Muriel Klocker, are tennis coaches…Native of Mulhouse, France.