Matthew Chen
Matthew Chen
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Wynnewood, Pa.
High School: Lower Merion
Major: Nutritional Biochemistry & Metabolism

Freshman (2017-18): Finished his freshman season with an 18-15 record in singles matches and a 22-16 mark in doubles play… Played the majority of the spring season at no. 2 singles, going 11-10… Also notched a 1-1 record at no. 1 singles… Recorded a 10-2 mark in no. 3 doubles matches during the spring… His 22 doubles wins tied him for the 17th-most in a single season in program history, while his 18 singles wins were tied for the 20th-most ever by a Spartan…  Went 6-4 in singles matches in the fall, including a pair of wins at the ITA Central Region Championships (where he was seeded 17th) that allowed him to reach the round of 32 of the draw, before falling to the tournament’s top-seeded player... Seeded sixth in the doubles draw at the ITA Championships, winning a match with Sam Concannon to reach the round of 32… Went 7-5 in doubles tournament play in the fall… Named an ITA Scholar Athlete.

Personal: Was a four-year member of the Lower Merion High School team, serving as a captain during his junior and senior season... Was coached by David O'Connell... Born December 23... Son of Yifeng and Dechun.