Matthew Jacobs
Matthew Jacobs
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    Swampscott, MA
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    Economics & Psychology
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    Claremont McKenna


On Court: 4-Star recruit on,  ranking as high as number one in New England...played number one singles for Swampscott High School since 7th grade, captain of high school team both Junior and Senior years...Massachusetts High School State Individual Finalist, two time league MVP, first team All-Star all four years of high school...won New England Sectional Doubles title in 16s, also represented New England in Zonal, Intersectional, and Davis Cup competition from a freshman made CMS Stags Tennis debut at ITA West Regionals in October where he lost in the first round of singles to Chapman's Charlie Werman...a lingering tennis elbow prevented him from playing the consolation, but partnered fellow first-year teammate Jay Yeam to reach the quarters of the doubles, knocking off third seeds and NCAA qualifiers Bello and Simonides of Pomona Pitzer before falling to Redlands' Cummins and Lipscomb...played in seven singles dual matches in the spring, going 5-2 at No. 2, 4, 5, and 6...appeared in only one doubles dual with partner Jay Yeam, winning at No. 2 against Hope International...completed first year with overall records of 5-3 in singles and 3-1 in doubles...was one of two freshmen to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honors for achieving a 3.5 or higher a sophomore won two of three singles matches at the ITA West Regionals, knocking off 9th seeded Ranson Braaten of Cal Lu in three sets in the first round...partnered Avi Vemuri in the doubles, going 2-2 in four matches...began spring play as one of the Stags' most improved from a season before...earned wins at No. 2 singles against Arizona Christian on February 10, and then at No. 1 singles against Colorado College on February 16...won in straight sets at No. 5 singles in the Stags' opening round victory against Trinity (TX) at ITA National Indoors in St. Peter, MN...also had important victories as a starter against Swarthmore, Wesleyan, George Fox, and Caltech...completed 2018 with overall records of 14-5 in singles and 5-2 in doubles...was one of five Stags to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete and SCIAC All-Academic honors for attaining a 3.5 GPA or higher for the school a junior spent fall semester abroad in Sydney, Australia...returned in the spring to see action at every singles position except for No. 1...played in ten dual matches (all singles), earning a 9-1 record with only the loss of three sets...provided the clinching three-set win at MIT on March 19 at No. 6 singles to complete a 5-4 comeback win for the Stags in their first of four spring break matches in New England...earned his third straight ITA Scholar-Athlete and SCIAC All-Academic honors for his excellence in the a senior came back from a set and two service breaks down in the first round of Flight A singles in the ITA West Regionals to advance...lost to teammate, roomate and eventual champion Nikolai Parodi in the round of 16...appeared in five singles and four doubles matches in a shortened spring season...after dropping his first singles match at No. 6 against Hawaii-Pacific in January, went on to win his next four dual matches at the No. 4 and No. 5 positions without losing a doubles partnered both Robert Liu and Jake Williams in dual matches, while going 1-1 at the 131st Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championships in La Jolla...started at No. 3 doubles with Williams, and then at No. 5 singles in CMS' final match of the 2020 season on March 11 at home against Haverford...his 6-3, 7-5 win on court No. 10 in front of a rowdy home crowd was the last match to be completed for the 2020 Stags...he finishes 2020 with records of 5-2 in singles and 3-1 in doubles, giving him career marks of 33-11 in singles and 11-4 in doubles...despite a truncated final season, Jacobs will be remembered for having played and delivered in several big matches for the Stags during his of two seniors from the Class of 2020 to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete honors for a cumulative 3.5 GPA in each of his four years as a member of CMS Stags Tennis.


News Mentions

Ten Stags Earn Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete Honors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - A total of 10 members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team, including all five of the program's seniors, earned...

July 29, 2020

Nikolai Parodi Earns ITA National Senior Player of the Year Award

CLAREMONT, Calif. – Claremont-Mudd-Scripps senior Nikolai Parodi earned the 2019-20 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III...

May 27, 2020

Video Tribute: The CMS Men's Tennis Class of 2020

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The five seniors on the CMS men's tennis team had incredible careers, tallying a dual match record of 109-11 over their...

April 2, 2020

Seniors' Last Stand: Stags Go Out Winners

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team defeated Haverford 9-0 on Wednesday night, extending the Stags' shutout streak to...

March 11, 2020

Stags Shutout Whittier and Clark to Complete Weekend Sweep

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team earned two more shutout victories on Saturday, defeating SCIAC...

February 29, 2020

On to the Next: Stags Win Two More in Final Prep for National Indoors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team earned two more non-divisional wins on Saturday, defeating Division...

February 15, 2020

Stags Take Two in Saturday Biz Blitz

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team used twelve different players to defeat NAIA opponents Hope...

February 8, 2020

CMS Men's Tennis Picks up Road Win over Division II Hawaii Pacific

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team earned its first program win over host Hawaii Pacific on Friday afternoon at the...

January 17, 2020

CMS Men's Tennis Picked Second in Preseason Division III Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team was picked to finish second in the nation in the Intercollegiate Tennis Associati...

January 16, 2020