Women's Tennis

Mitsuki Fukamachi  
Mitsuki Fukamachi

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Mayfield Hts., Ohio

High School:
Mayfield

Height:
5-3


GENERAL:
  • Very strong hitter who is not afraid to go for her shots and has a great technique from both sides
  • Comfortable moving up to the net, and an extremely tough competitor
  • Can really make things happen on the court
  • Doubles skills made her transition to the college game a lot easier, and her personality makes her a great teammate

2013-14:
  • Posted a team-best 15-10 overall singles record her freshman year, finishing 5-3 in the MAAC, and 8-3 at No. 3 singles
  • Finished with a team best 13-9 record in dual match competition
  • Played No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 singles
  • Won 10 singles matches in straight sets
  • Posted an 11-13 overall record in doubles play, with a 6-2 record in MAAC play
  • Played No. 1, 2 and 3 doubles

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Recipient of the USTA NEOTA Sportsmanship Award as a senior at Mayfield
  • Ranked No. 20 in the state of Ohio's USTA (U-18 rankings) as of November 16, 2012
  • Reached as high as No. 99 in the Midwest USTA in singles rankings, and No. 3 in doubles in Northeast Ohio
  • Four-time Ohio State High School Tournament doubles qualifier, and captured the 2012 North Ohio Conference (NOC) Championship in First Doubles
  • Was named NOC All Conference in first singles, second singles and first doubles
  • Team captured the doubles sectional championship in 2009 and 2010
  • Served as varsity team captain during her senior year, and received the athlete scholar award all four years

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:
  • Presidential Scholar at Siena who plans to major in medical sciences
  • Daughter of Kiyotaka and Kiyomi Fukamachi and has two siblings, a younger brother, Shouta, and older sister, Minami

GETTING TO KNOW MITSUKI:
Nickname: Suki or Suke
One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: I can eat two times my weight in chicken wings
Why did you choose Siena? The atmosphere of the campus, team, and the coach is pretty awesome
If I didn't play tennis, I would: Be extremely obese because I love food
My favorite TV show is: Criminal Minds
My favorite pro sports team is: Barcelona
My favorite book: Alex Cross books
My favorite movie: The Dark Knight
My favorite food/ice cream is: Chicken Wings/Ben and Jerry's Late Night Snack
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to (why): Australia so I can hang out with the kangaroos
The person I would pick as my dream doubles partner would be: Novak Djokovic
What song/band is most likely to be playing on your iPod? Rascal Flatts
Do you have any pre-game rituals or traditions? My brother and I do our secret handshake before going on the court
What reality show could you see yourself being a part of? Duck Dynasty
Words to Live By: Be brave when you are scared, strong when you are weak, and humble when you are victorious
Three words to describe yourself: Honest, Loud, Fun

FUKAMACHI'S CAREER STATS
SINGLES Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 Dual Tour Conf
2013-14 15-10 0-1 2-2 8-3 3-3 --- --- 13-9 2-1 5-3
Totals 15-10 0-1 2-2 8-3 3-3 --- --- 13-9 2-1 5-3
DOUBLES Total 1 2 3 Dual Tour Conf
2013-14 11-13 7-8 2-4 1-0 10-12 1-1 6-2
Totals 11-13 7-8 2-4 1-0 10-12 1-1 6-2
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