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Matthew Lord
Matthew  Lord

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Bloomfield, Conn.

High School:
Kingswood Oxford

Height:
6-1


04/17/2018

Söderlund/Lord Named ACC Doubles Team of the Week

Carl Söderlund and Matthew Lord earn the Cavaliers' second ACC honor of the year

10/23/2017

Lizen And Lord Are Runners-Up in Doubles at Regional

Aswin Lizen also advanced to the semifinals in singles

09/29/2017

Two Cavaliers Competing at ITA All-American

Matthew Lord and Ammar Alhaqbani to make their collegiate debuts at the event

2017-18

  • Finished the season with a 24-13 singles record and a 16-10 mark in dual matches\
  • Was 8-2 in doubles in ACC matches
  • Went 4-0 in prequalifying at the Saint Francis ITA All-American Championship to earn a spot in the qualifying tournament. Won his first round match in qualifying before falling in the second round (Oct. 3)
  • Was the runner-up at the ITA Atlantic Regional doubles championship, partnering with Aswin Lizen (Oct. 23)
  • Went 8-3 in singles in the fall
  • Had a seven-match win streak in the spring from March 4-30, culminating with a 6-4, 6-2 victory at No. 4 singles against Duke's Spencer Furman
  • Named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week (4/17) alongside Carl Söderlund after winning a pair of matches on the top court against a pair of ranked opponents, including a 6-1 victory over the No. 17 team of Ian Dempster and Skander Mansouri of Wake Forest


BACKGROUND

  • Finished his high school career at Kingswood Oxford with a 109-3 record
  • Was ranked as high as the No. 6 recruit in the country by tennisrecruiting.net


PERSONAL

  • Father is Alman Lord, stepmother is Jackie Lord
  • Both of his older sisters, Dayna and Melissa Lord, played collegiate tennis. His oldest sister, Dayna, played No. 1 singles at Brown, and ended her career with the best overall record in the program's history. Melissa won an NCAA title at Stanford her freshman year and were the runners-up her 2016 sophomore season.
  • Undeclared major

CAREER STATS

Singles Doubles
Year - Overall Dual ACC - Overall Dual ACC
2017-18 24-13 16-19 7-5 18-14 13-9 8-2
Career 24-13 16-19 7-5 18-14 13-9 8-2

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