Matt Ford
Matt Ford
Year: Senior
Hometown: Allen, Texas
High School: Lovejoy

2012-13 // JUNIOR SEASON
Finished the season with a 12-12 singles record, serving as one of CSU’s strongest competitors in the bottom half of the lineup…enters the 2013-14 season ranked eighth all-time at Cleveland State with 48 career singles wins…posted a victory at No. 5 singles against Marquette (4/6)…was the lone Viking to pick up a singles win at North Florida – posting a 7-5, 6-4 win at No. 6 singles (3/9)…posted an 8-4 singles record during the fall, including a pair of wins at the ITA Midwest Regional…opened the year with six straight victories…teamed with Matt Kuelker to win the Flight B Doubles title at the Ball State Invite (9/28-30).

Finished the season with a team-best 20-14 singles record, marking the first 20-win season of his career...had a perfect 7-0 mark in league matches, one of just four players to be undefeated in the league...played the majority of the season at No. 6 singles, earning a 14-5 record...entered the Horizon League Championship on a nine-match win streak...teamed with Yannick Goossens to post a team-best 6-1 doubles record in league action at the No. 2 spot...was the lone Viking to notch a victory against No. 65 Princeton, marking a 6-2, 6-3 win at No. 5 singles.

Posted a 16-16 singles record on the season, including a 6-1 mark in league play...went 3-2 at No. 5 singles and 8-8 at No. 6 singles...ended the season on a four-match win streak, while winning seven of his final eight matches...went 16-17 in doubles play, while posting a 5-2 league mark.

Was a highly-accomplished junior player and did not play high school tennis until his senior year... helped lead team to fifth place finish in the state as a senior, while also placing second as an individual... led team to 12-1 overall record... advanced to the third round of Kalamazoo Tournament, as well as the third round of Winter Nationals in 2008.

Born Feb. 7, 1992... son of Tom and Pam Ford... has two brothers, Chris and Ryan... pre-education major.