Matheo Espinoza
Matheo Espinoza
Height: 6-0
Weight: 146
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador
High School: Unidad Educativa Javier
Major: General Business

FMU: Returning letterman.....Played primarily in the #6 singles and #2 doubles positions as a sophomore....Gained valuable experience as a freshman....Coach Thomson is excited to have him join the program....A solid player that should give the Patriots the ability to compete in the top half of the Peach Belt Conference and return to the NCAAs (national tournament).....A Top 10 juniors player in Ecuador where his dad is a tennis coach.....Has grown up around the game.

PERSONAL:  Born Jorge Matheo Espinoza Arroba in Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador....A product of Unidad Educativa Javier (school), where he played for coaches Andres Gomez and Raul Viver....A Top 10 juniors player in Ecuador where his dad is a tennis coach....Nickname is Matheo.

PERSONAL FAVORITES: 

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Professional tennis player 
  • Favorite Superhero: Batman 
  • Favorite Athletes: Roger Federer, CR7
  • Favorite Sports Teams:  Emelec, Real Madrid   
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show:  Prison Break
  • Favorite Food:  Ecuadorian food 
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Miami, Fla. 
  • Twitter Handle: @matheoespinoza
  • Instagram Account:@matheo_espinoza97
  • Your Motivation Music: Spanish music 
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: The tennis team
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Hanging out with my teammates 
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Go to regionals 
  • Interesting Notes: Won several national (juniors) championships in singles and doubles and represented my country Ecuador three times 
  • Brush With Greatness:  My coach won Roland Garros (grand slam) 

CAREER TOTALS:

Year      Singles          Doubles   
2017 4-4 6-10
2018 4-5 8-6