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Jake Matthews
Jake Matthews
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Brunswick
Major: History
House Affiliation: Lowell

2013-14 (Sophomore):
Opened the season with a shutout victory over Robert Bohn of Boston College, 11-2, 11-3, 11-2 on Dec. 6 … Playing out of the fourth position, posted a win over Boston University’s Jacob Roscoe, 11-3, 11-1, 11-3 on Feb. 9. 

2012-13 (Freshman):
Finished year 5-0 ... Picked up his first collegiate win at the No. 5 position by defeating Max Ortwein of Boston College, 11-3, 11-5, 11-6, Nov. 16 ... Playing in the No. 8 position, swept Benjamin Briggs of Tufts, 11-5, 11-3, 11-0 ... Also beat Cal's Eben Margolis at the No. 5 spot, 11-1, 11-2, 11-4, Dec. 1 ... Outlasted Rodrigo Quan of Amherst Jan. 19, 11-7, 10-12, 11-4, 8-11, 11-5 ... Allowed just seven points in a win over Tanya Ivonchyk of MIT, 11-2, 11-2, 11-3.

Before Harvard:
Played varsity squash for three years at Brunswick School ... Also participated in varsity cross country for four years and varsity track for two years ... Earned the Tri-Varsity Award as a junior and senior ... Won the Scholar Athlete Award three times ... Honorable mention All-Fairfield Athletic Association in cross country ... Finished first in Division II nationals as a sophomore, fourth in Division I as a junior and second in Division I as a senior ... Division II New England champion in cross country in 2010 and 2011 ... Ranked No. 4 in New England Division II track in 2011 ... Member of the Cum Laude society ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... “Master Writer” at Brunswick ... Co-Editor-in-Chief for the school’s newspaper ... Peer Leader and Peer Tutor ... Enjoys jazz music, creative writing and playing the saxophone and clarinet ... Mother attended Harvard College.