CofC Men's Tennis BIO
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 Matt Daly

Senior (2015-2016): Posted a 1-1 record in singles play at the No. 6 flight, winning 7-6, 6-1 on Feb 21 against North Carolina A&T.  Daly also won three matches in doubles, with two win in the No. 3 flight, and one win in the No. 2 flight. Served as an invaluable teammates as the Cougars secured their first CAA Championship, and an NCAA tournament berth against No. 3 ranked North Carolina. 

Junior (2014-2015): Won in each of the three matches he participated in, posting a 2-0 record in the No. 3 doubles spot with his partner Hunter Geddes, and won in the No. 4 doubles spot, 6-0, 6-1, against Spartanburg Methodist. 

Sophomore (2013-14): Captured a flight championship with doubles partner Zack Lewis at the UVA Fall Classic. During the Cougars successful spring season, Daly went 2-0 in singles, with victories against Spartanburg Methodist and Hampton University and 2-0 in doubles playing alongside teammate Zack Lewis.

Freshman (2012-13): Posted a 1-0 record in No. 6 singles and a 2-3 record in No. 3 doubles, mainly with teammate Billy Kenny…Picked up a singles and doubles victory en route to a team win over Lafayette.

High School: Four-star recruit from Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, N.C…Ranked ninth in North Carolina, 56th in the Southeast and 214th nationally in the Class of 2012…Two-Time Team MVP and 2010 Co-MVP…Four-time all-conference and all-state selection…Two-Time state champion…2012 State Finalist...2010 Team and Doubles State Finalist...2009 State Singles Semi-Finalist…CGHS Athlete of the Year Finalist…Deco HS Tournament MVP…Ranked 129th 4-Star by The Tennis Recruiting Network…News & Observe High School Tennis Player of the Year…Named among the Tennis Recruiting Hot 100 twice in 2011…Honored as 3A State MVP in 2011…Led his team to a pair of 3A State Championship titles in 2011 and 2012...Team also won 2A State Championship in 2009…Compiled an overall record of 148-29…Member of the National Honor Society…Played Indoor Soccer...Volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and at a local soup kitchen.

Personal: Son of Bob and Susan Daly…His older brother, Ryan, played collegiate tennis at East Carolina University…Wants to major in business at College of Charleston…Chose CofC because of the environment, coaches and team…His athletic goal at CofC is to help the team win conference championships...His career ambition is to be successful in whatever he does…Works during the summer months as a hotel desk clerk and teaches junior tennis lessons…Lists his biggest influence as his coach, Chris Welte, who pushed him to improve.

Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Cardinal Gibbons
Experience: 3 Letters
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