University of Iowa Athletics

Matt Hagan

Height 6-6
Class Sr.
Hometown Omaha, Neb.
High School Creighton Prep

Hawk Item — Begins the start of the 2015 spring season ranked No. 116 nationally in singles and No. 31 in doubles with partner Dominic Patrick.

Spring 2015 — Named the team’s Most Valuable Player… voted to the All-Big Ten first team, becoming Iowa’s 18th honoree and the first since Christian Bierich in 2009… reached a nationally singles ranking as high as 79th… registered nine singles victories playing at No. 1… defeated two ranked opponents, including 39th-ranked Tin Ostojic of Wichita State, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 and 123rd-ranked Leonard Stakhovsky of Penn State 7-6 (7-4), 6-3… awarded Big Ten Player of the Week honors in February, the first Iowa player to earn the award since Marc Bruche in October of 2011… recorded an 11-8 record in doubles… letterwinner.

Fall 2014 — ITA Central Regionals Singles Finalist after winning four consecutive matches… became Iowa’s third regional finalist and first since Tyler Cleveland in 1999… won four straight doubles matches with partner Dominic Patrick to become Iowa’s third ever Big Ten Indoor Doubles champions… posted a 7-6 singles record… recorded a 4-2 doubles mark.

Spring 2014 — Recorded an 11-9 record in singles play… posted an 11-6 mark in doubles action… defeated Jakhongir Jalalov of Wisconsin, 7-6 (8-6), 2-6, 7-6 (7-3), Alex Buzzi of Michigan, 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (10-6), Aaron Dujovne of Purdue, 6-0, 6-1, Andrew Dzulynsky of Nebraska, 6-4, 6-4, and Mihir Kumar of Northwestern, 7-6 (7-0), 6-3, at the No. 4 position… four-match winning streak from Feb. 28 to March 15… opened doubles winning nine of his first 10 matches with partners Joey White and Chase Tomlins… defeated Frueh/Ramirez of Minnesota, 8-3, and Sprecher/Zordani of Wisconsin, 8-7 (8-6) with Joey White at the No. 3 position, downed Lalic/Tasic of Indiana, 8-3, and Zieba/Shropshire, 8-4, with Jonas Dierckx at the No. 2 slot… letterwinner.

Fall 2013 — Finished the fall 5-6 in singles play . . . posted a 7-6 record in doubles play . . . won four consecutive matches with doubles partner Jonas Dierckx at Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament to win doubles consolation title . . . posted consecutive victories at the Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament, defeating Tom Blackwell of Nebraska and Mac Roy of Michigan State.

Spring 2013 — Posted an 8-16 record in singles action . . . registered a team-best 14 wins in doubles play . . . won four singles matches in a row from Feb. 1 through Feb. 9 . . . won first six doubles matches of season paired with Jonas Dierckx . . . won last four doubles matches of the year paired with Garret Dunn… defeated No. 37 Evan King and Alex Buzzi of Michigan in doubles, 8-4, paired with Dunn . . . letterwinner.

Fall 2012 — Posted a 2-6 record in singles action . . . recorded a 3-3 record in doubles play . . . won first two doubles matches of the season paired with Jonas Dierckx . . . defeated Dennis Bogatov of Michigan State in singles 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 at Big Ten Singles/Doubles tournament.

2012 Spring — Won team’s Newcomer of the Year Award . . . became first freshman to win Big Ten No. 1 singles match since Tyler Cleveland in 1998 . . . played 15 matches at the No. 1 singles position . . . earned Big Ten No. 1 singles win against No. 53 Northwestern’s Josh Graves on March 23 . . . finished with eight dual doubles victories . . . won first four doubles matches of the season . . . finished with a 6-6 doubles record with Jonas Diercks . . . letterwinner.

2011 Fall — Named Missouri Valley Male Player of the Year . . . crowned Big Ten Indoor Flight B champion with Jonas Dierckx . . . went 4-0 at doubles in Big Ten Indoors . . . finished 5-1 singles and 9-2 in doubles . . . picked up first career win as Hawkeye on Sept. 16th with three-set win over DePaul’s Josh Dancu at Purdue Invitational . . . earned singles flight title at Drake Invitational after going 3-0 . . . won three matches with Chase Tomlins to reach doubles finals match at Purdue Invitational . . . won two matches with Connor Gilmore at Drake Invitational.

High School – Nebraska state singles and doubles champion out of Creighton Prep . . . finished senior season undefeated with Class A singles title . . . four-star recruit . . . second-ranked player out of Missouri Valley section . . . finished 28-0 in singles his senior season . . . captain of all-state team in 2011 . . . finished 33-0 in doubles his senior season . . . won state singles title in 2011 and state doubles title in 2010 . . . selected to all-state team in 2010 . . . helped Creighton Prep win state tournament in 2009 . . . won conference meet in doubles in 2010 . . . led team to conference title in 2010 . . . chose Iowa over Nebraska and Illinois.

Personal — Born May 19, 1993 in Memphis, Tenn . . .parents are Steve and Alice Hagan . . . has three brothers; Tucker, Mitchell, Christian . . . father Steve played tennis his freshman year at the University of Nebraska . . . high school coach was Mike Higgins.

Season (Singles) #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2011-12 1-14 0-1 0-2 1-0 0-2 1-10 2-19 5-1 6-20 .272
2012-13 5-6 0-2 3-6 0-2 2-9 8-16 2-6 10-22 .313
2013-14 1-1 9-8 1-0 5-6 11-9 5-6 16-15 .516
Career 15-31 0-3 4-9 10-10 1-2 11-33 30-55 19-19 48-74 .393
Season (Doubles) #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2011-12 1-1 5-8 2-1 7-7 8-10 9-2 17-12 .586
2012-13 5-0 9-3 5-1 14-3 3-3 17-6 .739
2013-14 4-5 7-1 4-4 11-6 7-6 18-12 .600
Career 13-8 22-17 9-2 19-16 44-27 23-13 67-40 .626