Eric Frueh  
Eric Frueh

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Century HS

Height:
5-10


04/24/2014

Gophers' Comeback Bid Falls Short

Tenth-seeded Indiana defeated No. 7 seeded Minnesota, 4-3, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament Thursday in East Lansing, Mich.

04/20/2014

Gophers Fall in Final Regular-Season Match

Minnesota finished 5-6 in Big Ten play to earn at No. 7 seed in the conference tournament

04/19/2014

Gophers Win Doubles, Fall to No. 10 Illinois

Minnesota took a 1-0 lead with wins at Nos. 1 and 2 doubles but fell, 5-1, to the 10th-ranked Illini.

04/13/2014

Gophers Top MSU on Senior Day

Juan Pablo Ramirez clinched the win for the Gophers in his final match at the Baseline Tennis Center

04/11/2014

Gophers Post 5-2 Win Over Michigan

No. 55 Minnesota improved to 10-10 and 4-4 in the Big Ten, claiming the Little Brown Jug in win the victory.

10/18/2011

Eric Frueh

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2013-14 JUNIOR SEASON
Recipient of the Len Bailey Grit and Determination Award • Academic All-Big Ten • went 7-17 in singles and 19-13 in doubles • won twice at No. 5 and twice at No. 6 in spring singles play • posted a 13-10 dual-match doubles record, going 12-7 with Leandro Toledo, including a 7-2 record against Big Ten teams • had a 3-3 singles ledger in the fall • went 2-0 at the Gopher Invitational (Oct. 31-Nov. 3) • had a 6-3 fall doubles mark • reached round of 16 at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships with Leandro Toledo (Oct. 18-21) • advanced to the semifinal at Big Ten Championships with Ruben Weber (Oct. 25-27).

2012-13 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and ITA Scholar-Athlete • competed mostly in doubles during the 2012-13 season, amassing a 20-10 overall record • paired with Leandro Toledo to form the team's most dominant doubles duo with an 11-5 overall record, all from the No. 3 spot • posted a commanding 8-3 mark in conference action • posted a 5-1 record when partnering with Juan Pablo Ramirez • went 7-5 in overall singles, 6-4 from the fall season • fell to Kris Yee (Vanderbilt) in two-sets on Jan. 26 • defeated Javier Varela Hernani of Marquette by scores of 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 (Feb. 16) • competed at the Penn Invitational (Sept. 28-30), reaching the consolation semifinals of the singles competition and the semifinals of the doubles bracket • went 1-1 in singles qualifying rounds for the USTA/ITA Central Region Championships (Oct. 18-22) • marked a 4-1 record at the Gopher Invitational (Nov. 1-4) with notable wins coming against Preben Bjorne of Denver, Brendan Tannenbaum of Dartmouth, and Bradford Zitsch of Nebraska • went 4-1 in doubles with partner Juan Pablo Ramirez • duo defeated Drake's talented team of Alen Salibasic and Ben Lott.

2011-12 FRESHMAN SEASON
ITA Scholar-Athlete • went 9-7 in singles (all matches played in the fall, as he did not play in singles in the spring) and 9-7 overall in doubles (2-3 in dual matches and 7-4 in the fall) • was 1-1 in doubles with Leandro Toledo, 4-5 with Michael Sicora, 3-0 with Brendan Ruddock, 1-0 with Juan Pablo Ramirez, and 0-1 with Jack Hamburg • began college career by winning five of first six singles matches • won first three matches at Southern Intercollegiates in Athens, Ga. (Sept. 23-25) in straight sets to reach the tournament's semifinal round in the third flight • reached his flight's semifinal round at the Wildcat Invitational in Evanston, Ill. (Oct. 21-22) • teamed with Toledo to post an 8-5 win against Robin Goodman and Jean Erasmus of Drake (March 9) at third doubles in a neutral-site match in his hometown of Rochester, Minn.

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Earned six varsity tennis letters at Rochester Century under head coach Scott Boyer • was a five-time Big 9 all-conference selection • placed fourth as a junior and second as a senior in the Minnesota High School Class AA State Championship in singles • eight-time USTA Zonals qualifier • qualified for USTA Intersectionals three times and twice for the USTA National Team Championships • partnered with fellow Gopher teammate Tucker Saxon to win the 2011 Northern Sectional Doubles title • two-time qualifier for the USTA Junior Davis Cup.

PERSONAL
Planning on majoring in finance with a math minor • most memorable sports thrill was rallying from being down match points to win the National Open doubles tournament in Midland, Mich. • enjoys golfing and skiing in his free time and got a hole-in-one in 2010 • Placed first in the state and seventh nationally in the 2011 Business Professionals of America fundamental accounting contest • father, Brent, played tennis at North Dakota from 1986-89 • son of Brent and Shari Frueh • born Feb. 17, 1993.

Eric Frueh's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2011-12 9-7 9-7
2012-13 7-5 21-10
2013-14 7-17 19-13
Career Totals 23-29 49-30