Men's Tennis

Matt Mendez

RS Sophomore

Mount Pleasant, S.C.

High School:
Heritage Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Matt  Mendez

Ohio State Career Honors: 2015 Academic All-Big Ten … 2015 OSU Scholar-Athlete

2014-15 (Redshirt-Freshman) –
Singles 13-4 (7-1 Dual) … Doubles 8-6 (6-2 Dual) … Was a perfect 3-0 at the No. 5 singles position and 4-1 at No. 6 … Won each of his last three singles matches … Was 2-2 in conference play in doubles matches and won his only B1G singles match … Advanced to the second round of the singles draw at the Big Ten Indoor Championship and then won both his consolation matches ... Teamed with Riley Reist to take down Alberto Zanotti and Alex Pasareanu of Northwestern in the round of 16 at the B1G Indoors ... Won twice in both doubles and singles to start the year against NKU and YSU ... Picked up a win at No. 6 singles against Xavier ... Defeated Jordan Szabo of Texas A&M in three sets ... Played his first doubles match with Torpegaard and rolled to an 8-3 victory over Doug Zade and Jasper Koenen of MSU ... Won his first singles match in over a two months with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Madon Bourbon of Wright State ... Claimed his first Big Ten singles win with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Andres Estenssoro of Iowa … Won 8-4 with Mikael Torpegaard over Aron Hiltzik and Ross Guignon of Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament Championship match … Posted a solid 6-3, 6-0 win over Sergio Arevalillo of Buffalo in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

2013-14 (Freshman) - 

Prior to Ohio State: US junior ranking: Mendez is No. 1 in South Carolina, No. 6 in the south and had the highest national ranking of his career in 2013 at No. 21.

Personal: Son of Oscar and Lisa Mendez ... majoring in business ... would like to attend law school after graduation ... enjoys reading, swimming and playing basketball.

Matt Mendez's Career Records

Year Tournament Dual Big Ten Overall
2014-15 6-3 7-1 1-0 13-4
Total 6-3 7-1 1-0 13-4
Year Tournament Dual Big Ten Overall
2014-15 2-4 6-2 2-2 8-6
Total 2-4 6-2 2-2 8-6

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