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Matt Gordon
Matt Gordon

Hometown:
London, England

High School:
Mill Hill County

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
Volunteer Assistant


01/18/2012

Coastal Carolina Athletics Celebrates Academic Success

29 Graduate, 24 Post 4.0's and 100 Earn Dean's List

Fall 2010: Won two doubles match against Francis Marion in the first meet of the fall season (Sept. 11) ... captured a win in both doubles and singles in Coastal's win over Campbell (Sept. 17) ... Reached the round of 32 in doubles at the ITA Carolinas Regional (Oct. 14) ... Won his first singles match at the ITA Carolinas Regional (Oct. 15) ... Reached the round of 32 in singles at the ITA Carolinas Reagional (Oct. 16).

Spring 2010: Named to the All-Big South Conference Team ... Won his doubles match against The Citadel playing along Peter Billingham (Jan. 28) ... Won his singles match against the Bulldogs to help the Chanticleers defeat The Citadel 4-3 ... Earned a win playing alongside Peter Billingham at No. 1 doubles against Campbell (Feb. 6) ... helped Coastal defeat Campbell 5-2 by winning his match against Beto Mondini at No. 2 singles ... Earned a doubles win at No. 1 with Peter Billingham by defeating Evandro Rosindo and David Barton of Mercer 8-2 (Feb. 10) ... Won at No. 1 singles 6-4, 6-2 against Mercer's Evandro Rosindo ... Knocked off Tinsu Van Wyk of Wofford 6-1, 6-3 at No. 1 singles (Feb. 11) ... Won the doubles point at No. 1 with Peter Billingham by beating Michael Anders and Moritz Bernhoerster of Charlotte 8-6 (Feb. 20) ... Won at No. 1 singles 6-1, 6-3 over Michael Anders of Charlotte ... Won at No. 1 doubles against Gardner-Webb playing with Peter Billingham (Feb. 21) ... Recorded a victory against UNC Asheville playing at No. 1 singles (Feb. 28) ... Won at No. 1 singles and doubles in Coastal's 6-1 win over Liberty (March 6) ... Captured wins at No. 1 doubles and No. 1 singles in Coastal's 6-1 win over North Carolina Central (March 8) ... Posted a win at No. 2 doubles and No. 2 singles in the Chants' 7-0 win over Winston-Salem State (March 18) ... Recorded a victory at No. 2 doubles and No. 2 singles against UNC Greensboro (March 18) ... Defeated his opponent at No. 1 singles to help Coastal defeat East Carolina for the first time since 1999 with a 4-3 victory (March 21) ... Won at No. 1 doubles and No. 1 singles to a 6-1 win over South Carolina State (March 30) ... Defeated Nadav Ruppin of Winthrop at No. 1 singles (April 10) ... Posted a win at No. 1 singles in the Chants' 5-2 win over Presbyterian (April 13) ... Captured a victory at No. 1 singles in Coastal's 4-2 win over UNC Asheville at the Big South Tournament (April 22) ... Won at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles against Winthrop at the Big South Tournament (April 23).

Fall 2009: Was 9-3 in singles play and 5-3 in doubles with partner Ernesto Ramos ... Advanced to the finals at the Old Dominion Invitational in the Singles A-1 flight, beating William and Mary, VCU, and Big South foe-Liberty ... Made it to Round of 16 at the ITA Regionals, defeating Charlotte and North Carolina ... Went to the third round at the ITA Regionals with Ramos, solidifying the most successful all-time Coastal doubles team in the tournament

Prior to Coastal: Transferred from Fairleigh Dickinson ... Earned All-Northeast Conference Second Team for No. 1 singles in 2009 ... Went 20-11 in singles action in his sophomore year, including a 9-5 showing in the No. 1 flight of dual matches ... Named team captain for the 2008-09 season ... Went undefeated against NEC opponents... Was 8-0 against league opponents and his singles win total ranked second in the league ... Earned Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year ... Named NEC Player of the Week on three occasions.

High School: A 2005 graduate of Mill Hill County ... Earned First Team and was the number one seed in tennis his senior year ... Ranked in the top-20 MEAS in Great Britain ... Ranked between No. 3-5 for six seasons between the national U-13 to U-18 rankings ... Middlesex National Junior Champion in 2003 ... Was ranked in the top-70 of men's tennis in Great Britain... Played soccer and ran cross country.

Personal: Full name is Matthew Stephen Gordon ... Son of David and Sue Gordon ... Majoring in marketing.