Marco Linconir
Marco Linconir
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mulchen, Chile
High School: Subercaseaux
Previous College: Itawamba, C.C.
Before USC Upstate: Spent one year at Itawamba Community College in Mississippi ... Won the Region 23 Championship at No. 1 singles with a three-set win, helping the Indians to a second-place finish ... Also won the NJCAA state championship at No. 1 singles and doubles ... Became first player in school history to earned a seed at the NJCAA National Tournament, earning the No. 7 seed ... Reached the round of 16 ... Finished the season ranked 15th in the nation ... Finished 21st in the nation in doubles play with partner Carl Ballard ... Helped Itawamba to a final ranking of 20th in the nation and a 10-5 record ... Finished 12th in the 2008 NJCAA singles rankings and fifth in doubles play while at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, which finished third in the nation ... Earned ITA NJCAA Doubles All-American honors with partner Justin Flynn ... Also had a distinguished juniors career, reaching a high of 122nd in the ITF junior rankings in 2006 ... Played in the Junior Davis Cup for Chile and held the countries No. 1 ranking in the 12-, 14-, 16- and 18-year-old age brackets ... Reached the singles finals of the 2006 Junior Torneo International and the summer 2003 and 2005 Chile Junior International Open and the semifinals of the 2006 Vina Junior Open, the 2006 Copa Graiman, and the fall 2003 and 2004 Chile Junior International Opens ... Reached the doubles finals at the 2004 and 2006 Torneo Junior International and the semifinals at the 2006 Vina Junior Open, the 2005 and 2006 Uraguay Bowls, the 2006 Inka Bowl, the 2006 Copa Graiman, the 2004 and 2005 Chile Junior Internationals and the 2004 Vina del Mar Juniors Cup ... Earned a men's ITF doubles ranking of 1,316 in 2004 ... Attended Subercaseaux for prep schooling. Personal: Born on Feb. 27, 1988 ... Son of Marco Linconir and Jurita Sandoval ... Has two younger sisters, Carolina and Macarena ... Majoring in business management ... Favorite movies are "300" and "Troy" ... Favorite foods are Chilean food and sushi ... Hero growing up was Chilean tennis star Marcelo Rios ... Enjoys watching Roger Federer ... Favorite TV shows are "Heroes" and "House" ... Admires his mother.