Eliot Potvin
Eliot  Potvin
Hometown:
Hampden, Maine

High School:
Hampden Academy

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 181

Birthdate:
05/18/1989


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General Info: Dynamic junior player who solidified his spot as Tech's No. 3 player as a junior and No. 4 as a senior, winning 40 matches during that time ... Reached the finals of the 2010 ITA National Summer Championship ... Teamed with Ryan Smith to become a dependable force in the middle of the Tech doubles lineup the last two years (32-13 record) ... Career singles record was 77-61 overall, 53-37 in dual matches and 24-20 in ACC matches ... 2-1 career in NCAA dual matches (2 unfinished) and 3-0 in NCAA doubles matches (1 unfinished).

2010-11: Played solidly for the Jackets at No. 3 and 4 as a senior after seeing action at every position as a junior ... Had a 14-10 record in dual matches, 7-3 at No. 4 where he played the bulk of the ACC schedule ... Played No. 3 the final weekend of the regular season and in all three ACC Tournament matches due to the injury to Juan Spir, and was 7-7 at that position ... He and Ryan Smith played No. 2 doubles, where they were 17-8 in all dual matches and 7-4 in conference play ... Won both NCAA regional matches with Smith at No. 2.

2009-10: Gave the Jackets a solid performer at No. 3, and finished the spring ranked No. 111 in the nation in singles ... Went 16-9 in dual matches, 6-5 in the ACC, and 9-5 at the No. 3 spot ... One of two Tech players to play at least one singles match at every spot in the lineup ... Lost five of his last seven entering the NCAA Championship, including both ACC Chamionship matches, but was the only Jacket to win his match against Kentucky in the second round of the NCAA Regional ... Had won six of seven before that ... Teamed up with Ryan Smith to go 8-2 in doubles, helping the Jackets win 10 of their last 16 doubles points ... They were ranked as high as 52nd nationally, winning eight in a row before falling to Virginia Tech in the last regular-season match, then did not finish either of their matches in the ACC Championship.

2008-09: Had a successful second season on the Flats for Georgia Tech ... Was second on the team in singles with a 22-15 record, doubling his win total from 2008 ... Playing primarily at No. 3, he posted an 11-7 record in dual match play ... Went an outstanding 8-3 in conference matches to lead all Jackets ... In doubles, posted a 12-11 record while playing with four different partners ... Best pairing came as a 6-3 stand with Austin Roebuck ... Finished second on the team in wins on the fall season with eight ... reached the round of 32 at the ITA National Indoors before falling the nation's then18th-ranked player Dominic Inglot.

2007-08: Played at the No. 2 through No. 6 positions in his first season as a Jacket ... Registered a 12-11 dual match record and was 15-16 overall in singles ... Eaned a 6-1, 6-4 win over Thomas Nolan of Boston College at the No. 2 position ... Finished with a 16-8 dual match doubles record as he partnered with four different teammates ... Was a perfect 5-0 with senior David North and registered a 7-5 record with fellow freshman Miguel Muguruza playing mostly in the No. 3 position.

High School/Junior Tennis: Three-year letterwinner in tennis at Hampden Academy under Coach John Plourde ... Elected captain for two seasons ... Won singles state high school championship in 2005 - 06 ... Won New England sectional singles championship in 2005 & 07 and doubles in 2007 ... Received top-50 national ranking ... Ranked No. 1 in New England and Maine in 18 and under division ... Letterwinner in soccer at Hampden Academy under Coach Ryan Shaw ... All-District in soccer ... Honor roll ... Key club.

Personal: Full name is Eliot Potvin ... Born on May 18, 1989 ... Son of Paul and Connie Potvin ... Has one sister, Amelia ... Majored in History.

Career Results (Singles)
Year ACC Dual Overall
2007-08 3-8 (.273) 12-11 (.521) 15-16 (.484)
2008-09 8-3 (.727) 11-7 (.611) 22-15 (.595)
2009-10 6-5 (.545) 16-9 (.640) 22-13 (.629)
2010-11 7-4 (.000) 14-10 (.000) 18-17 (.364)
Total 24-20 (.545) 53-37 (.589) 77-61 (.558)
Career Results (Doubles)
Year ACC Dual Overall
2007-08 4-6 (.400) 16-8 (.667) 19-13 (.594)
2008-09 3-2 (.600) 6-4 (.600) 12-11 (.521)
2009-10 8-4 (.667) 14-8 (.636) 18-8 (.692)
2010-11 7-4 (.636) 17-8 (.680) 24-14 (.632)
Total 22-16 (.579) 53-28 (.654) 73-46 (.613)