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Matthew Pearce Athlete Profile

Matthew Pearce

Height: 5-9 Weight: 147 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2013-2014 | 2016-2017 Hometown: Provo, UT Mission: Taichung, Taiwan Last School: Timpview High School

Personal

  • Majoring in management strategy
  • Second son of head coach Brad Pearce to come to BYU, following in the footsteps of his brother, John

Before BYU

  • Two-time high school state champion at Timpview High

  • One of the best players in the USTA Intermountain Section since he was 8 years old

Stats

Year Singles Doubles
2013-14 11-12 12-11
2016-17 14-10 7-8
Career 25-22 19-19


2013-2014 | Freshman Year

  • Ousted Sean Levesque, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, tying the match at 3-3 in the 4-3 win over Utah State
  • Clinched the match against Weber State with a win at No. 4 singles over Oliver Good, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • Defeated RJ Evangelista 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, in a clutch win to tie the match at three apiece against No. 49 Pepperdine
  • Picked up his fifth consecutive singles win against Christian Brockstedt, 6-4, 6-4, in the 5-2 comeback win over San Francisco

2016-2017 | Sophomore Year

  • Named WCC Doubles Team of the Week with Jeremy Bourgeois (Mar. 7)
  • Helped BYU upset No. 42 Drake with victory at No. 1 doubles with teammate Jeremy Bourgeois
  • Defeated Utah's Santiago Sierra 7-5, 7-6(8) at No. 4 singles during the Cougars' close loss in the Deseret First Duel
  • Outlasted Montana State's Kellen Bates 7-6(3), 6-7(1), 6-4 at No. 2 singles 
  • Only Cougar to record four victories (2 singles matches, 2 doubles matches) during doubleheader home opener vs. Idaho State and Weber State
  • Competed in the Dar Walters Classic as a No. 1 seed in doubles with partner Keaton Cullimore