Alex Drean
Alex Drean
Height: 5-9
Weight: 125
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bayonne, France
High School: Lycee Largente

Fall 2014: Prevailed 8-6, in a third-set tie-breaker to edge GMU’s Aaron Capitel, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (6),and  also prevailed, , 7-5, 6-2 versus Mount St. Marys’ Darren Mastat the George Mason Invitational … Also defeated Mary Washington’s Brandon Griffin 6-2, 6-3…  Posted outstanding performances to lead the Retrievers at No. 1 doubles over the Blue Hens' top tandem of Mike Furr/Tyler Flematti, 8-4 at the Navy Invitational… Edged Furr, 7-5, 6-4 at No. 1 singles… Continued success against Navy, winning 8-7 in doubles and 6-3, 7-5 versus Navy’s Calvin Mark for top flight singles in Annapolis…  Captured the Orange Doubles division with Daniel Gray, winning 8-5 versus Bucknell, 8-7 (1) against ODU, and UVA 8-2 at the UVA Fall Classic … Combined with Daniel Gray to win four matches and reach the doubles finals of the ITA Atlantic Regionals. Defeated the second-seeded pairing (ranked 34 nationally) of Dias/Tverijonas of George Washington, 8-7 (5) in the quarterfinals, then took out the eighth-seeded duo of Monteiro/Corbett of Virginia Tech, 6-3, 7-5 in the semis.

2014: Earned America East Second Team honors in singles... Won his last three matches of the 2014 season… Posted eight victories at No. 3 singles, including a straight-set triumph in the narrow 4-3 semifinal setback to Stony Brook in the conference semifinals. 

2013: Earned America East Conference seconed team honors in singles... Posted an overall singles record of 11-13, with an impressive 9-7 singles record in the spring… Had a 3-1 singles record when playing in the No. 4 slot… Finished with a 9-4 record while playing doubles in the spring… Captured a big doubles win in the America East semifinal match, defeating Stony Brook University, 8-5.

Background: Majoring in financial economics... Competed at 2011-12 UNSS Tennis Championships in his native France… Also has competed in soccer… Enjoys the music of Coldplay… Has been playing tennis since age 5… Is interested in a career in tennis or business… Son of Valérie Friot and Marc Drean… Alexandre Drean was born on May 11, 1994.