Matt Kuhar
Matt Kuhar
Height: 5-9
Weight: 152
Year: RSr.
Hometown: Smithfield, R.I.
High School: Smithfield
Major: Finance

2018-19 (Redshirt Senior)
NEC Player of the Year for third-straight year ... All-NEC First Team selection in singles and doubles ... Ranked as high as No. 77 nationally in singles ... Ranked as high as No. 38 in doubles with Wilson Dong ... First ranked doubles team in program and NEC history ... First doubles team in NEC history to compete in the NCAA Doubles Championships ... Finished the year 24-8 in singles and 18-10 in doubles play ... Went 4-0 in singles and doubles against NEC foes ... Went 17-4 at No. 1 singles ... Reached the quarterfinal round of the Oracle ITA Masters with wins over nationally-ranked players Zeke Clark (Illinois) and August Holmgren (San Diego) ... Also earned a win over nationally-ranked Tommy Mylnikov from Texas Tech ... Two-time NEC Player of the Month and two-time NEC Player of the Week. 

2017-18 (Redshirt Junior)
Earned first national ranking in program history at No. 121 ... Regionally ranked No. 4 ... ITA Northeast Most Improved Senior ... NEC Player of the Year ... All-NEC First Team in singles and doubles ... Bryant Male Athlete of the Year ... NEC Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Three-time NEC Player of the Week ... Finished the year 26-8 in singles and 22-13 in doubles ... Went 20-4 at No. 1 singles ... Went 18-8 with Artur Jakubowski in doubles ... Faced the No. 4, No. 54, No. 64, No. 110 and No. 121 ranked players in the country ... Defeated No. 54, Billy Griffith from Cal ... Competed in the ITA Oracle Invitational ... Was up a set on the No. 17 ranked player in the country ... Posted a nine-match winning streak during the year ... Undefeated in NEC matches ... Named to NEC Academic Honor Roll.  

2016-17 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Earned NEC Player of the Year and First Team All-NEC at No. 1 singles ... Won the Bulldogs' first-ever set in an NCAA Tournament match, earning a 6-0 win in the opening set against Oklahoma's No. 32 Andrew Harris ... Finished with a 5-0 NEC record, as the duo earned First Team All-NEC at No. 1 doubles ... Finished as the most decorated Bulldog, earning NEC Player of the Month twice in the fall and NEC Player of the Week twice in the spring ... Finished tied with team's most wins with 19, going 19-6 in singles play ... Dominated in NEC play, finishing the season with a perfect record in conference ... Posted an 11-3 record at No. 1 singles ... Finished 14-14 in doubles play, posting a 9-7 record with partner Luke Lorenz ... Named NEC Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

2015-16 (Sophomore)
Did not appear in any matches in the 2015-16 season due to injury ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll and the Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014-15 (Freshman)
Put together one of the best rookie seasons in Bryant tennis history en route to earning Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year … Finished the year with an 18-9 overall record in singles play, including a 9-6 mark at the No. 1 spot … Won three matches at ITA Regionals in October … Took down four-time NEC Player of the Year Arviz Berzins (FDU) on March 29 … Finished the year winning five of his final six singles matches … Went 13-13 in doubles play, including 5-8 at No. 1 doubles … Named to All-NEC Second Team at No. 1 doubles … Two-time NEC Player of the Week … Two-time ECAC Player of the Week … Four-time NEC Rookie of the Week.

Before Bryant
A native of Smithfield, R.I. and a 2014 graduate from Smithfield High School … Posted a 62-1 record during his first three seasons as a Sentinel, capturing two Rhode Island Singles Championships, helping his team earn a Division I title in 2013 … Currently ranked in the top 100 nationally for the Class of 2014 … Earned First Team All-State honors in each of his first three seasons at Smithfield … Earned first-place finishes in numerous USTA New England tournaments, as well as a first place singles finish at the 2012 New England Hard Court and Clay Court Tournament and a third-place finish at the 2012 National Singles Open … Member of National Honor Society and is the President of Student Council.

Personal
Son of Mark and Mary Kuhar ... He has a sister, Ashley, and a brother, Ben.