Matt Wierzel
Matt Wierzel
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Garden City, N.Y.
High School: Chaminade

2009-2010: Team best 18-11 overall at singles (7-10 in dual, 11-1 in tournament) ... AT&T Crusader of the Week for the week of September 14th ... Winner of Stonehill Invitational ... Winner of Wheaton Invitational ... Picked up first win of the year against Coast Guard as No. 1 singles (Sept. 12) ... Victorious over Nichols as both No.1 singles and No. 1 doubles (Sept. 19) ... Beat Siena as No. 1 singles (Sept. 20) ...Won as member of No. 1 doubles team and as No. 1 singles player against Hartford (Sept. 22) ... Made it to the championship round of Connecticut Invitational (Sept. 26) ... Patriot League Tennis Player of the Month (Oct. 7) ... Drew a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Merrimack as No. 1 (Oct. 8) ... Picked up a  7-5, 4-6, 6-3 victory as No. 1 singles against Springfield College (March 24) ... Gained a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Hartford (April 7).

2008-2009: Became the first Holy Cross men's tennis player to ever earn All-Patriot League honors as he was named to the second team...went 9-13 at singles (7-10 dual-match play and 2-3 tournament play) and went 1-16 at doubles (1-14 dual-match play and 0-2 tournament play)...his nine singles victories led the team...his 7-10 dual-match record and 2-3 tournament record also led the team...played all of his matches at No. 1 singles during dual-match competition...won a match versus Coast Guard (Sept. 13), 6-4, 6-1...earned a 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 victory over Hartford (Oct. 8), as Holy Cross won the match 5-2...defeated Springfield (March 25), 6-1, 6-0...won 6-3, 6-3 over Le Moyne (March 27), as the Crusaders won the match 4-3...defeated American International (April 1), 6-1, 6-0 (Default) as Holy Cross swept the match...earned a 6-4, 4-6, 11-9 victory over Patriot League opponent Lafayette (April 4)...defeated Hartford (April 7), 6-3, 6-2, as the Crusaders won the match 4-3...at No. 1 doubles he went 0-3 with John Burke, 1-8 with Jay DeSanto and 0-2 with Kevin Leggio...had a 0-1 record with Chris Das at No. 2 doubles...won the No. 1 doubles match with DeSanto versus Hartford (Oct. 8), as the Crusaders earned the doubles point.

2007-2008: Went 5-11 overall at singles for the season (2-2 in tournament play), with a 3-9 dual-match mark at No. 1 singles...went 5-15 overall at doubles, teaming with Angelo Sica, Burke and Leggio...had a crucial singles victory over Coast Guard on Sept. 22, as he won the No. 1 singles match by a score of 7-5 and the Crusaders won the match, 4-3.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity tennis team at Chaminade H.S. for coach James Quinn...was the No. 2 singles player...earned 2007 first team All-League accolades as the team went undefeated...named the team's 2007 Most Improved Player.

Personal: Son of Edward and Rosalie Wierzel...has one sister (Lauren)...an Economics major.