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John Banks
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 172
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Providence Day School
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Banks Photos
John Banks
Courtesy: TribeAthletics.com
Release: 06/18/2013
Honors
• Second Team Capital One/CoSIDA Men's At-Large Academic All-American (2014)
• First-Team VaSID All-State in doubles (2014)
• Third-Team All-CAA in singles (2013)
• Two-time CAA Doubles Team of the Week
• Four-time W&M Provost Award (2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14)
• Four-time ITA Scholar-Athlete (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
• 2011 Tribe Invitational All-Tournament in singles
• Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-Distict At-Large First Team (2013, 2014)
• Phi Beta Kappa
• 2013 Robert Usry Award

Senior Season (2013-14)
Became the first Tribe men's tennis player to be named a Captial One/CoSIDA Academic All-American when he was selected to the second team … Selected Phi Beta Kappa … Honored as the winner of the Robert Usry Award, giving to the W&M varsity athlete with the highest GPA and 75 percent of his/her degree completed by the end of their junior year … Named a W&M Provost Award winner for the fourth time in his career … Ranked second on the team in singles wins (20) and led the team with 24 doubles wins … Topped W&M with 16 dual-match singles victories … Played primarily at the No. 3 doubles position with Ben Hoogland, posting a team-best 22-13 record, including a 15-5 dual-match mark … Along with Hoogland, was named VaSID First-Team All-State in doubles … Won nine straight singles matches from Jan. 30 through March 20 … Posted a win at No. 6 in the Tribe’s 4-3 come-from-behind win over ODU … Tallied a win at No. 6 against No. 55 Princeton  … Won his 60th career singles match against Delaware … Posted his 70th career doubles win against Virginia … Finished his career ranked No. 11 in W&M history in doubles victories with 73 … Won the Gold Doubles Flight with third wins at the UVA Fall Classic teaming with Ben Hoogland… ITA Scholar-Athlete.

Junior Season (2012-13)
Garnered Third-Team All-CAA in singles … Led the team in singles wins with 21, including the final eight matches of the campaign … Clinched the Tribe’s 4-2 win over James Madison in the CAA Semifinals … Led W&M with a 15-9 dual-match record, including six wins at No. 5 and six at No. 6 … Tied for the team lead with 18 doubles wins, including 10 in dual-match play … Named CAA Doubles Team of the Week with Scott Huang on Feb. 20 … Registered an important win at No. 5 in the Tribe’s 4-3 win over Illinois State … Registered a key win in the Tribe’s 4-1 win over Troy at the Blue Gray Classic with a victory at No. 6 … Won at the No. 6 position against No. 27 Notre Dame … Won a key match at No.  6 in the Tribe’s 4-3 regular season win over JMU … Clinched the Tribe’s win over Richmond with a win at No. 5 … Advanced to the Finals at the Red Flight at the UVA Fall Invitational … Advanced to the third round of the ITA Atlantic Region Singles Championship … Advanced to the finals of the White Draw in doubles at the UVA Fall Invitational with Aaron Chaffee … Named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-Distrtict team for the men's at-large division … W&M Provost Award winner.

Sophomore Season (2011-12)
A W&M Provost Award winner ... Tallied 15 singles wins on the year, including nine in dual-match play ... Led W&M with 19 overall doubles wins, including a team-best 12 in dual-match play ... Named CAA Doubles Team of the Week along with Jacob Braig on Feb. 15 following a win at the No. 2 doubles position against No. 29 Georgia Tech ... Advanced to the semifinals of the Black Singles Flight at the UVA Fall Invitational ... Competed in the ITA Atlantic Region Singles and Doubles Championship ... Earned Tribe Invitational All-Tournament honors in singles, going 2-2 at the event ... Clinched W&M victories over Iowa (4-3) and George Washington (4-1) at the Tribe Kickoff Invitational ... Clinched Tribe victories over UMBC, Morgan State and Villanova as well.

Freshman Season (2010-11)
Went 7-7 in singles play and 12-12 in doubles action ... Combined a 3-2 singles dual match ledger and a seven dual-match doubles wins, including four at the No. 2 post ... A Provost Award winner ... Clinched the Tribe's home win over Navy ... Won the D1 Singles Flight at the Hampton Roads Invitational ... Went 2-1 in doubles play alongside Anton Andersson and helped the Tribe clinched the doubles point in the CAA Quarterfinals with a win at the No. 2 post ... Tallied seven doubles wins alongside Ilja Orre, including winning the B1 Doubles Flight at the Hampton Roads Invitational ... Teamed with Ben Hoogland to win the D1 Doubles Flight at the Hampton Roads Invitational … W&M Provost Award winner.

Prep/Juniors
Won the two biggest tournaments in the state of North Carolina (the North Carolina State Closed and the Tar Heel Qualifier in Boys U18) ... Received the Coach Don Skakle High School Male Tennis Player of the Year for 2009 ... Led Providence Day to its first state championship in 2010 ... A three-time all-state selection ... Ranked as the top player in the state of North Carolina each of the last two years ... A four-start recruit by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Ranked as high as No. 114 nationally by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Won the Yale Book Prize in 2009 for integrity.

Personal
The son of Peter and Susie Banks ... Majoring in economics at W&M.
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