John Lamble
John Lamble
Born: 03/31/1992
Height: 6-0
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Saratoga, Calif.
High School: Saratoga High School
Major: Undeclared Business

ACTION PHOTOS

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John and Doubles Partner Ilya Ostinsev after the NCAA Tournament Victory over then-No. 19 Texas

2011-12 Awards
Highest Ranked Player in Final ITA Polls in School History: No. 77
Second Team All-WCC Singles
Second Team All-WCC Doubles

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12: SINGLES: Led Santa Clara in wins with 25 while amassing a 25-7 record … achieved the highest individual ranking in a season-ending poll in Santa Clara history at No. 77 … served as the Broncos’ No. 2 singles player all season … appeared once in the No. 1 spot against UC Santa Cruz on the opening day of the season (Jan. 21) … won 16 of his 18 matches between Feb. 18 and Apr. 21 … picked up an impressive win against then-No. 91 Patrick Pohlman of then-No. 19 San Diego… defeated two ranked opponents during the NCAA Tournament, defeating then-No. 102 Daniel Whitehead of Texas and then-No. 29 Ryan Thacher … DOUBLES: Played in Santa Clara’s No. 1 doubles with freshman Ilya Osintsev … earned WCC Doubles Team of the Month honors during March for their stellar play, including a victory over the nation’s then-No. 2 doubles team, Finn Tearney and Alex Lompart of Pepperdine … won totaled six WCC doubles wins including wins against: then-No. 38 BYU, LMU, then-No. 7 Pepperdine, Saint Mary’s and Gonzaga … teamed up with Osintsev to pick up two NCAA Tournament wins, defeating the nation’s No. 39 ranked team of Chris Camillone and David Holiner of then-No. 19 Texas and a 8-6 victory over Denis Lin and Ryan Thacher of then-No. 11 Stanford …  finished the 2011-12 season at No. 68 with  Ostinsev … the tandem finish ranked No. 8 regionally. 

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010-11: Finished the season 15-10 overall and a record of 2-3 in WCC dual matches … earned All-WCC Honorable Mention honors … made SCU debut at the ITA Regional tournament with a win on Oct. 15 vs. Portland’s No. 17 seeded Bryan Thorp 7-5, 6-0 … played primarily at No. 3 singles but also appeared at No. 4 spot … had four-match win streak from Nov. 6 to Jan. 26 and five-match win streak from Feb. 13 to Mar. 7 defeating then-No. 71 Arkansas, then-No. 60 UCSB, Cal Poly, Nevada and then-No. 71 Penn … played doubles with Maxime Armengaud, Eugene Muchynski and Keith Kamono throughout the season … with Armengaud, compiled 3-3 overall record and 0-2 in WCC contests at all positions and had four-match win streak from Nov. 6 to Jan. 26 … with Muchynski, went 4-7 overall and 2-2 in WCC play at No. 3 doubles … with Kamono, scored an 8-4 victory against Nevada on Mar. 5.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2010 graduate of Saratoga High School in Saratoga, Calif. … coached by Tom Uyehara … led 22-4 team record in his senior year … won third place at Newport Invitational … made all-American at Newport Invitational … made finalists of CCS and Norcal tournaments … played No.1 singles in sophomore and senior years … recorded an undefeated record as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Born in Scottsdale, Ariz. … parents are Mike and Geri Lamble … father played tennis at SCU … uncle George Kovacevich played baseball at SCU … has one elder sister, Kelly (19) … enjoys sports, video games and spending time with friends … his career goals are to win WCC Tournament and play in NCAA Tournament … studying in the Leavey School of Business.