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Matt Ellis
Matt Ellis
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 170
Year: SO
Hometown: Mercer Island, WA
High School: Mercer Island HS
College: Claremont McKenna
Major: Undecided

On Court: Member of Mercer Island HS team where he played #2 singles as a freshman and sophomore and #1 singles junior and senior year...captained team his senior year...led team to two state championships in four years...was finalist in state doubles tournament...represented the Pacific Northwest section twice in Boys 16 Zonals, once in Waco, TX, once in Salt Lake City, UT...consistently ranked in the singles top 10 of the USTA PNW section...as a freshman made debut for Stags as one of two freshmen from the Pacific Northwest...played ITA West Regional doubles with Ernie Hayhurst, winning two of three matches.

Tools: Wilson K Factor Team strung with Solinco Tour Bite 16 gauge at 56 lbs

Personal: Two time all state trombonist, participating in the Tournament of Roses Parade in 2006...favorite Players are Marat Safin, Andy Roddick and Pete Sampras...enjoys watching and playing other sports in his free time...middle of three Ellis children (older brother Ryan, younger sister Lauren).

Ideal Steak Preparation: Medium Well Done

Favorite 909 eatery: Heroes and Legends because of the huge portions

Favorite Stag (any sport, any era): Larry Wang

Dream celebrity dance partner: Ana Ivanovic

2nd greatest fear (only a fool reveals his greatest fear): Having to wake up early