Duke Men's Tennis BIO
ACC All-Academic Team (2010, 2011)
Career: Posted career records of 54-21 in singles and 5-7 in doubles ... owns a career mark of 28-5 in ACC singles play... shares school record for most ACC singles victories in a season (10) with Chris Mengel ... ranks tied for third at Duke with 28 career ACC singles wins ... has played in 33 ACC singles matches in his career, which ranks seventh on Duke's all-time charts ... also ranks ninth in program history in ACC singles winning percentage (.848) ... owns eight career match-clinching victories ... is 4-3 all-time against ranked opponents in singles.
2010-11 (Junior): Tallied a 15-8 singles record with a 9-2 mark in conference action ... played primarily at the No. 6 position in dual match play, compiling a record of 13-7 from that spot in the lineup ... also went 1-0 at the No. 5 position and 8-2 at the No. 6 spot in ACC singles matches ... his nine ACC singles victories ranks tied for third on Duke's single-season charts ... two of his 15 victories clinched wins for the Blue Devils, including over ACC opponent Clemson and NC Central ... recorded two stretches of four consecutive ACC singles victories on the year ... outlasted USC's JT Sundling in three sets, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, to help Duke advance to the quarterfinals of the ITA National Team Indoor Championships ... named to the ACC All-Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Recorded a 22-7 record in singles for his first career 20-win season ... compiled a singles record of 16-2 in dual match play, including a school record 10-1 in conference play ... won his first nine ACC matches and finished a perfect 9-0 against league competition at the No. 6 spot in the order ... tallied a 14-1 record overall at the No. 6 position ... clinched Duke victories against Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and Florida State in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals ... posted a 4-1 mark against ranked opponents in singles, including a three-set win over No. 68 Lee Singer of Virginia in the ACC Tournament Championship match ... strung together a winning streak of 11 straight matches from Feb. 7 to April 13 ... ended the season with wins in 15 of his final 16 matches ... went 3-0 in postseason play with two wins in the ACC Tournament and a 6-3, 6-2 victory against Andrew Crone of North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament second round ... concluded the season ranked No. 18 in the Carolina Region in singles ... recorded a 3-4 record in doubles for the season ... concluded the fall with a 4-4 mark in singles and 1-3 doubles record ... claimed his first career singles victory over a ranked opponent, defeating No. 81 Patrick Daciek of Virginia Tech 6-1, 6-1 at the UVA Ranked Plus One Invitational ... two of his three doubles losses came against Top-25 opponents.
2008-09 (Freshman): Set a Duke freshman record with nine ACC wins, going 9-2 in singles during conference play ... his nine wins also tied for the most ever during league play by a Duke player as Peter Rodrigues also went 9-2 in 2005-06 and 2006-07 ... went 3-0 at the No. 5 spot and 6-2 at the No. 6 position in ACC matches, starting the conference slate with eight straight wins ... finished the season with a 17-6 record in singles and 2-3 mark in doubles ... was 4-0 in dual matches at the No. 4 or 5 spot ... clinched three consecutive Duke wins in ACC play against No. 25 Wake Forest (4-3), Boston College (7-0) and No. 75 Maryland (5-2) ... won his first 11 singles matches and 13 of his first 14 contests in the spring ... recorded a 4-3 record in singles and 2-3 ledger in doubles during the fall ... won his first two collegiate singles matches at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships, including a 6-1, 6-3 in his first ever match ... claimed two victories at the UNC Fall Invitational ... posted one doubles win at both the UNC Fall Invitational and the Wilson/ITA Mideast Regionals.
Prep: Attended Summit High School ... achieved a high ranking of No. 11 on tennisrecruiting.net in 2007 and No. 3 in the Tennis RPI in 2006 ... was ranked as high as the No. 1 player in New Jersey and the Middle Atlantic region during 2007 ... won the championship at the USTA National Opens in Waco, Texas in February, 2007 ... made the finals of the Midwest Winter Championships in January, 2007 at Dayton, Ohio ... advanced to the quarterfinals of the USTA National Clay Court Championships two straight years in 2007 and 2008 at Delray Beach, Fla. ... won four matches at the USTA National Championships in Kalamazoo, Mich. In August, 2007.
Personal: Born Luke Edward Marchese on May 28, 1990, in New York, N.Y. ... son of Anthony and Meg Marchese ... has two sisters, Lucy and Margot ... sister, Lucy, currently plays tennis at Williams College ... grandfather played professional soccer in Italy.