Honors & Awards:
-CAA Rookie of the Year (2012)
-All-CAA First Team Singles (2012)
-All-CAA Second Team Doubles (2012)
-CAA Player of the Week (Mar. 27, 2012)
Hatem in the News:
4/19/12-Hatem, Hodges Headline Men's Tennis at CAA Awards
3/28/12-Matias Hatem: It doesn't take two to tango (The Signal)
10/16/10-Matias Hatem, talento y juventud ("talent and youth") (InDeportes)
Spring 2012: Named the 2012 CAA Rookie of the Year ... Also named an All-CAA First Team Singles member ... Earned All-CAA Second Team Doubles honors with Thomas Cook ... Posted a 21-3 singles record on the season, the second-highest win total for a freshman in school history ... Played all of his singles matches in the top four flights ... Notched a perfect 10-0 record playing in the No. 2 slot ... Set a school record for consecutive singles wins for a freshman (15) ... Clinched three victories on the season vs. Gardner-Webb, Troy and Winthrop ... Went 11-10 in doubles with two different partners ... Finished the season on a three-match winning streak in singles play.
Prep: Ranked No. 1 in the city of San Miguel de Tucuman in the Tucuman province of Argentina from 2009-12 ... Ranked No. 4 in 2008 ... Played in the Argentina Futures games in 2008 and 2009 ... Named Sportist of the Year in the Tucuman Province by "La Gaceta" in 2008 after posting a 51-4 record that year ... Also named Sportist of the Year in 2008 by the Tucuman province and the Tennis Association of Tucuman ... Was named a National G1 in 2008 ... Named No. 1 on the Prince Tennis Team ... Competed in the Tucuman Masters Cup in 2011.
Personal: Matias Alejandro Hatem was born on April 24, 1992 in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina ... Son of Argentino and Noemi Hatem ... Has four older brothers, Andres (30), Diego (29), Martin (26) and Hernan (22) ... Enjoys soccer ... A business major.