Matthew Robinson
Matthew Robinson
  • Height:
    5-8
  • Weight:
    160
  • Year:
    Jr.
  • Hometown:
    Wynnewood, PA
  • High School:
    George Washington Univ. Online HS
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna

Bio

On Court: Reached No. 32 on Tennis Recruiting...ranked No. 1 in Middle States U12s, U14s, and U16s, and Top 5 in U18s...reached singles final of USTA Winter Nationals in 2016 and third in doubles, finishing year at No. 3 nationally...PIAA State singles finalist freshman year at Lower Merion HS...tore ACL in 2018, but returned to earn an ITF Ranking of 671.. only Stag that is left-handed...2021-2022 made Stags Tennis debut at ITA West Regionals in October where he was seeded second in singles and reached the semifinals, losing in two tough sets to teammate Ethan Carroll...seeded second in doubles with partner Ian Freer and reached the quarterfinals...made an immediate impact in spring dual match play, starting at the No. 6 singles position and working his way up to No. 3 by mid-season...won his first 10 matches in dual match play, only dropping three total sets through March 25...after his lone loss at No. 2 singles vs Matt Kandel of Williams, he responded by going unbeaten in his last 11 matches to finish with a staggering 19-1 dual match record in the top half of the lineup...had a similar trajectory in doubles, starting at No. 3 doubles and playing with 8 different partners, before settling in with Martin at No. 1 to end the season...completed his debut Stags Tennis season with overall records of 22-2 in singles and 22-7 in doubles, earning year-end West Region rankings of No. 15 in singles and No. 6 in doubles (with Martin)...his .917 singles win percentage is the third best in Stags Tennis history for a single season, while his .830 combined singles and doubles win percentage places him seventh best all-time for a single season...Robinson was also a unanimous 1st Team All-SCIAC selection and earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors for his academic achievement...2022-2023...had a successful start to the Fall season, reaching the quarterfinals of Flight A singles in the ITA West Regionals and then winning the doubles with partner Christian Settles...Robinson and Settles advanced to the ITA Cup in Rome, GA where they won two of three matches to go 7-1 in the Fall and earn a No. 1 ranking in the West and No. 6 nationally, while earning ITA All-American honors in doubles...Robinson played almost exclusively at No. 2 singles and No. 1  doubles in the spring, going 14-7 in singles dual match play and 20-6 in doubles duals...was the team leader in overall doubles wins with 27, despite playing with four different partners...had overall records of 16-8 in singles and 27-7 in doubles and was a SCIAC 1st Team honoree...ended the season with West regional rankings of No. 7 in singles and No. 3 in doubles with Settles, and national rankings of No. 36 in singles and No. 12 in doubles with Settles.

Personal: Son of Brad and Elizabeth Robinson...youngest of four boys, older brothers Larry, Jordan, and Jared all played tennis as well...Philadelphia sports fan, UFC fight fan, loves traveling and listening to podcasts.

Favorite Stag: Jeremy Horn (CMC '20 - Basketball)

Say What?: once bowled with Michael Strahan

 

News Mentions

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CMS Men's Tennis Wins 14th Straight, Knocks Off Cal Lutheran 8-1

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The top-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team earned its 14th win in a row, defeating Cal Lutheran 8-1 on Friday...

April 12, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Keeps Streaks Going With 8-1 Win at Occidental

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - Ian Freer, Matthew Robinson, Tarm Rojanasoonthon and Warren Pham all won in both singles and doubles as the top-ranked...

April 6, 2024

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Top-Ranked Stags Tennis Shuts Out Skidmore to Stretch Win Streak to 12

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The No. 1-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team completed a 3-0 road trip to WashU with a 7-0 win over Skidmore on...

March 30, 2024

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Top-Ranked CMS Men's Tennis Defeats No. 7 WashU, No. 9 Trinity

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team moved into the No. 1 spot in the latest ITA rankings released this week, and...

March 29, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Defeats No. 8 Williams 4-3 in Completion of Suspended Match

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Tarm Rojanasoonthon won a second-set tiebreaker 7-3 and then rolled to a 6-0 win in the third set for the clinching point, as...

March 24, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Knocks Off Third Straight Top-10 Foe, Defeats No. 3 Middlebury 4-3

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Anirudh Gupta and Matthew Robinson both came from behind for three-set wins in singles, with Robinson providing the clinch...

March 23, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Keeps Rolling, Defeats No. 5 Tufts 5-2

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The fifth-ranked Tufts men's tennis team controlled doubles, but seventh-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps flipped the script in...

March 20, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Wins Stag-Hen in Dramatic Fashion, Takes Down Bowdoin 4-3

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Anirudh Gupta earned a 6-7, 7-5, 7-5 win at No. 4 singles to break a 3-3 tie, coming back from 5-3 down in both the second and...

March 16, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Sweeps George Fox, Babson to Advance to Stag-Hen Championship match

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team earned 7-0 wins over George Fox in the quarterfinals and Babson in the semifinals...

March 15, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Defends Home Court for Wins over Redlands, Kenyon

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team was pushed by Redlands in its SCIAC opener before prevailing with a 6-3 win, and...

March 9, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Bounced in the National Team Indoors Semis by No. 6 Emory

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - In an ITA National Team Indoors semifinal matchup between the No. 5 and No. 6 ranked teams in the country, Emory came from...

February 24, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Responds in Singles for 5-2 Win over Trinity

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - The fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team fell behind 1-0 after doubles against Trinity (Texas) at the ITA...

February 23, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Sweeps Lewis and Clark (9-0), Brandeis (6-1) in Sunday Twinbill

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team did not drop a set in singles in two matches as it captured a 9-0 win over Lewis...

February 18, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Splits in First Two Dual Matches of 2023-24

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team, ranked No. 5 in Division III, split their opening doubleheader against Division...

February 16, 2024

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Seven Decades of Stags Tennis Represented at Ted Ducey Alumni Match

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Forty-two Stags Tennis alums, spanning from 1967 to 2023, returned to the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on Saturday for...

January 20, 2024

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CMS Men's Tennis Ranked No. 5 in Preseason Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's team is ranked No. 5 in the nation in Division III in a preseason poll from the Intercollegia...

January 19, 2024

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Mareedu Ranked Ninth in Nation in Singles for CMS Men's Tennis

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Sophomore Advik Mareedu is ranked No. 9 in the nation in singles for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team at the...

November 24, 2023

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Advik Mareedu Closes Out ITA Cup with 1-2 Singles Record

ROME, Ga. - Advik Mareedu bounced back after dropping his opening round match at the ITA Cup to win his consolation quarterfinal in three sets,...

October 14, 2023

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Mareedu, Gupta Advance to ITA West Region Quarterfinals for CMS Men's Tennis

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Top-seeded Advik Mareedu won a pair of straight-set matches, and Anirudh Gupta had a pair of dominant wins as well, as the...

September 30, 2023