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2009-10 Men's Tennis
Matthew Rock
Matthew Rock
Matthew Rock

YR.So.
HT.6-0
WT.150
HOMETOWNFort Lauderdale, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLJacksonville University

As A Senior (2011-12)
Played in all 17 dual matches on the season … held a record of 6-9 in singles play, including a 4-5 mark in Atlantic Sun action … finished the season winning three of his last five matches, including a clutch straight sets victory against Belmont’s Fernando Mussolini, 6-4, 6-2, to clinch FGCU’s first-ever A-Sun tournament berth … went 5-7 at No. 4 singles with wins against Eduardo Martinez (Jacksonville), Hans Adrian Riseng (Stetson), Devan Faulkenberg (SIUE), GoKalp Ozdemir (Kennesaw State) and Mussolini … in doubles, earned nine wins, including a 4-5 A-Sun conference mark … went 7-10 in dual matches, paired with Lance Lvovsky and had seven doubles matches go the distance in a tiebreaker … Also had a perfect 3-0 record at No. 2 doubles, partnering with Lvovsky.

As A Junior (2010-11)
Competed in all 21 contests on the year … held a record of 3-18 in singles play, including a 1-9 mark in Atlantic Sun action … finished with a 4-16 mark in doubles play with a 1-9 A-Sun record … won back-to-back non-conference singles matches in the No. 2 position against Lehigh (March 6) and SIU Edwardsville (March 7) … earned an A-Sun victory in the No. 2 spot against Kennesaw State (March 11) … paired with Gabriel Echeverry for back-to-back doubles wins in the No. 2 position against Lehigh and SIU Edwardsville … added two other doubles wins, paired with Collin Brown in the No. 2 spot against UMBC (March 21) and teamed with Carlo Checchia for a win over then-No. 73 UNF in the No. 1 position to end the season.

As A Sophomore (2009-10)
Led the Eagles with five A-Sun singles victories, finishing the season at 5-5 in conference, all at position #4 ... recorded a 7-8 overall record at No. 4 singles ... Rock and Thibaud Aime were one of the top doubles tandems in the conference, recording a 12-5 overall record, 7-3 in the A-Sun, all at position No. 1 ... Rock and Aime earned second team All-Atlantic Sun honors as a doubles team.

As A Freshman (2008-09)
Transferred from Jacksonville University ... ranked nationally in doubles during freshman season at JU.

High School
Attended Fort Lauderdale High School … two-time state doubles runner-up.

Personal
Marketing major … son of Bernard and Kandace Rock … favorite athlete is Andre Agassi ... favorite sports to watch are tennis and football ... favorite sports movie is "Invincible".