Juan Pablo Ramirez clinched the win for the Gophers in his final match at the Baseline Tennis Center
No. 55 Minnesota improved to 10-10 and 4-4 in the Big Ten, claiming the Little Brown Jug in win the victory.
The No. 51 Minnesota men's tennis team dropped a 5-2 contest to No. 1 Ohio State, but the Gophers' Leandro Toledo downed No. 8 Peter Kobelt
Ruben Weber won a three-set match at No. 2 singles to secure a team victory
No. 50 Minnesota fell to 8-8 on the season with a 2-2 mark in the Big Ten
Eric Frueh Action Photos
2012-13 SOPHOMORE SEASON: 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 Marked 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: 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. (9/23-25) in straight sets to reach the tournament's semifinal round in the third flight Also reached his flight's semifinal round at the Wildcat Invitational in Evanston, Ill. (10/21-22) Teamed with Toledo to post an 8-5 win against Robin Goodman and Jean Erasmus of Drake (3/9) 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.