Colton Buffington
Colton Buffington
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westlake, Ohio
High School: Westlake

2016-17 // SENIOR SEASON
Doubles Stats | Singles Stats | Named the Horizon League Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award recipient – becoming just the fourth Viking all-time to earn the honor…finished the year with 15 singles wins, including nine during the spring season…played the entire spring slate at the No. 2 spot…tallied 11 doubles wins on the year, including six with Kevin Goth during the spring season…picked up Horizon League Doubles Team of the Week (March 21) honors with William Malm after notching a No. 2 doubles win at UTSA.

2015-16 // JUNIOR SEASON
Doubles Stats | Singles Stats | Posted a 10-11 singles record playing throughout the top of the lineup during the spring season…picked up a singles win against Michigan State at No. 3 singles…went 4-2 over the final stretch of the spring season…also went 14-8 in doubles play. 

2014-15 // SOPHOMORE SEASON
Doubles Stats | Singles Stats | Finished the season with an overall singles record of 16-13, playing in the bottom half of the lineup during the spring schedule…finished the season on a five-match winstreak, and won eight of his last 11 matches…tallied a 2-3 singles record and an 8-3 doubles mark during the fall season…teamed with Ali Shabib to win the Doubles Flight A title at the WMU Invite after going 3-0 at the tournament…also teamed with Shabib at the Purdue Fall Invite, finishing as the runner-up after going 3-1 in the Doubles A Flight.

PRIOR TO CLEVELAND STATE
Spent two years at the University of Louisville where he played one season and redshirted his second season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-time All-State and All-Sectional honoree…four-time state tournament qualifier…2012 Singles State Champion…ranked as high as 52nd in the nation and 23rd in the Midwest during his junior career…posted a perfect 30-0 singles record as a senior…named the 2012 Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Boys Tennis Player of the Year.

PERSONAL
Born May 12, 1993 in Westlake, Ohio…son of Wayne and Judy Buffington…has two brothers, Alex and Tom…plans on majoring in exercise science.