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


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

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012-13: SINGLES: Finished the season ranked No. 89 nationally by the ITA … named First-Team All-WCC … received WCC Player of the Month honors for March … was second on the team in wins, amassing a 20-14 overall record and 15-9 mark in duals as the Broncos' No. 1 singles player ... opened the season ranked No. 65 nationally, the highest preseason ranking in program history ... he recorded a 6-0, 1-6, 7-5 win over Ratan Gill in a three-set battle in SCU’s 5-2 win over Portland on Senior Day … defeated Thai Tu of USF in a strong 6-3, 6-2 final … picked up the lone Bronco win at No. 40 USD winning 6-4, 6-4 … knocked off the No. 1 for 70th-ranked Purdue in three sets for a season-high nine consecutive victories … bested No. 114 Jesse Kiuru of St. Mary’s in straight sets … topped Sacramento State’s Marek Marksoo, ranked No. 113, in a decisive 6-4, 6-1 win … nabbed an upset 6-3, 6-3 victory over No. 28 Andrew Bettles in 4-1 win over No. 38 Boise State ... went 5-5 during the fall season and became the first Santa Clara player ever to receive a Main Draw bid to the All-American Championship … reached the finals of the ITA Regional Championship including wins over No. 46 John Morrissey and No. 117 Nolan Paige of Stanford ... four of his fall losses were against top-65 players ... DOUBLES: All-WCC honorable mention with Ilya Osintsev … the duo went 10-6 playing No. 1 for the Broncos, and Lamble finished 14-9 overall including several matches at No. 2 … the pair finished the year with five straight wins and seven in eight matches … Lamble and Osintsev played a huge part in helping Santa Clara win five consecutive doubles points to conclude the season … the tandem topped USF's No. 1 doubles team that received First-Team All-WCC Doubles honors twice on the season … Lamble also won 8-5 over then-No. 55 Tulane with Tom Pham at No. 2 doubles, helping the Broncos win the doubles point and match 4-3 … combined with Pham at No. 1 doubles for a perfect 8-0 win over Northern Arizona … picked up a clutch 8-5 win at then-No. 50 BYU playing with Eugene Muchynski at No 2.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12: Highest Ranked Player in Final ITA Polls in School History at No. 77, Second Team All-WCC Singles and Second Team All-WCC Doubles ... 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 … He will be majoring in Marketing.