Matt Peeler
Matt Peeler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, N.C.

High School:
Statesville Christian

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150


Fall 2007: Split a total of 12 overall matches during the fall, producing identical 3-3 marks in singles and doubles ... Won two of three singles matchups at the Charleston Shootout to close out the tournament schedule ... Paired with Jaroslav Horvath (1-1), Bryan Oakley (1-0) and Stephen Whitwell (0-1) in doubles play.

2006-07: Recorded a 6-15 singles ledger during rookie duel match campaign, playing at the No. 2 (1-6), No. 3 (1-5) and No. 4 (4-4) slots ... Finished year on a strong note, winning two of his last three singles matches and six of the last seven doubles competitions ... In all, closed out the spring with a 12-9 doubles record, teaming with Aleksey Kochetov (1-0), Oakley (0-1), Brian Walters (9-7) and Whitwell (2-1) ... Posted the squad's best singles record (winning percentage, victories) during the fall with a 6-3 mark ... Also logged a program-best 5-2 doubles ledger, playing with Mike Catalano (0-1), Greg Simon (2-1) and Walters (3-0) ... Opened collegiate singles career with a 6-2, 6-2 victory against High Point's Dave Perren at the Residence Inn North Wolfpack Invitational Sept. 16 ... Took two of three matches at the UNC Fall Invitational ... Won two of three matches at the Charleston Shootout and paired with Walters for a perfect 3-0 doubles mark.

High School/Junior Tennis: Held a No. 4 state and No. 34 Southern Regional rank while playing on the 16's and 18's level (USTA) ... A three-time NCISAA State Champion, he also defeated three seeded players at the Bullfrog Southern Sectional Tournament in Mobile, Ala. ... Tabbed a four-star prospect by TennisRecruiting.net ... Fashioned a 32-12 national record against players of equal distinction or below ... Finished among the top 50 players nationally in the 14s ... Helped lead the Lions to four straight state (NCISAA) titles, three coming at the I-A level as a freshman, sophomore and junior before the school equaled the accomplishment at the 2-A level during his senior campaign ... Earned a total of four letters for coach Jeff Durham.

Personal: Full name is William Madison Peeler ... Born January 11, 1988 at Lexington, N.C. ... Son of Bill and Kay Peeler ... Major is business marketing ... Hobbies include playing the guitar.