Special to Reflector-Chronicle
OTTAWA - The Ottawa University men’s tennis program is pleased to announce the signing of Matthew Barlow for the 2013-14 school year. He is from Abilene and attended Abilene High School.
Barlow was a four year letter winner on the tennis court, three year letter winner on the basketball court, and one year letter winner on the cross country team. He was a four-time NCKL league tennis champion, three-time Kansas state qualifier with finishes of second, third and eighth, and a one-time regional tennis champion. Matt finished his senior season with an impressive record of 33-1 in class 4A.
“Matthew is a talented tennis player who will continue to grow as a leader and athlete at OU,” said OU head tennis coach Lance Lysaught. “We are fortunate to have him joining the Braves tennis team with his character and high academic achievements. I look forward to seeing the contributions he will make to our rapidly improving men’s tennis program.”
Barlow is the son of Dan and Terri Barlow and plans to major in sports studies.