Eric Frueh  
Eric Frueh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Century HS

Height:
5-10


10/30/2014

Gophers Set to Host Big Ten Indoors

Minnesota will host the fall tournament for the first time since 2002.

10/11/2014

Five Gophers Reach Singles Round of 16

Leandro Toledo, Jack Hamburg, Felix Corwin, Mathieu Froment, and Matic ?pec each won twice Saturday

10/10/2014

Minnesota Wraps Second Day at Regionals

Eight Gophers reached the singles main draw, while two doubles pairings advanced to the semifinal round

10/09/2014

Gopher Trio Remains Alive in Qualifiers

Tucker Saxon, Eric Frueh, and Jeremy Lynn are each one win away from the main draw at the Central Region Championships

10/08/2014

Gophers Set for Central Region Championships

Minnesota will send all nine of its players to the four-day event

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