Matthew Pearce
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Ht/Wt
5'
10"
|
165 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Provo, 
Utah
Last School
Timpview High School
Roster Years
2013-2014 | 2016-2019


Personal

  • Majoring in Finance
  • Second son of head coach Brad Pearce to come to BYU, following in the footsteps of his brother, John
  • Wife's name is McKenzie

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 15-13 10-9
2017-18 13-13 13-8
2018-19 12-6 15-6
Career 51-44 50-34

Mission

  • Taichung , Taiwan
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2013-2014

  • 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
  • ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete
Sophmore Year 2016-2017

  • 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
  • Named to the 2016-17 WCC All-Academic Team
  • ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete
  • ITA All-Academic Team
Junior Year 2017-2018

  • Named to the 2017-18 WCC All-Academic team
  • 2017-18 Co-Team Captain, along with John Pearce, Sam Tullis and David Ball 
  • 11-4 record in regular-season doubles play
  • 7-8 record in regular-season singles play
  • Competed in the semifinal consolation round of the ITA Mountain Regional tournament 
  • WCC Commissioner's Gold Honor Roll
  • ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete
Senior Year 2018-2019

  • 2018-19 Co-Team Captain along with teammates David Ball and Sam Tullis
  • Competed in the Wildcat Invitational in singles and doubles
  • Competed in the Kramer Club Invitational in singles and doubles
  • WCC Doubles Team of the Week with teammate Mateo Vereau Melendez (Feb. 5)
  • WCC Doubles Team of the Week with teammate Mateo Vereau Melendez (Mar. 12)
  • Went 13-0 with doubles teammate Mateo Vereau Melendez before losing their first match of the season to San Diego
  • Kimball Memorial Award (Highest GPA)
  • Clinched the 4-3 match victory over No. 24 San Diego by defeating Guus Koevermans 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5), making the Cougars the only WCC team that defeated the Toreros
  • Named to the 2018-19 WCC All-Academic Team
  • 10-3 record in regular season singles at the No. 6 position
  • 15-3 record in regular season doubles with teammate Mateo Vereau Melendez at the No. 3 position
  • Named to the Google Cloud Academic All-District Team
  • Ranked No. 10 in the ITA Mountain Region for doubles with partner Mateo Vereau Melendez
  • ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete
  • ITA All-Academic Team
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



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