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Men's Tennis

Eric Chow
Eric Chow
Year: 2004-2007
Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA
High School: St. Francis
Major: Cognitive & Behavioural Neuroscience
College: Claremont McKenna

On Court: An aggressive baseliner who took the ball early and dictated play...as a freshman played #3 and #4 singles, finishing 16-6 overall and earning Second Team All-SCIAC honors as well as a West Region ITA Rookie of the Year nomination...at one point in the 2004 season had won 15 consecutive matches...finished 3-4 in doubles, playing with Jason Evans, John Goldis, and David Oehm...as a sophomore ranked #41 nationally going into 2005 after a 3-1 record in the Fall, where he lost in the quarterfinals of the ITA West Regionals....in doubles, played with Oehm and went 1-1...in the spring played #1 singles and finished with a 16-15 record...played #3 doubles with Jason Evans and had the fourth most successful single season doubles record in Stags history, going 22-5...earned 1st Team All-SCIAC honors and was the West Region ITA Player To Watch...as a junior came into Fall 2005 with a ranking of #50 nationally and reached the semifinals of the ITA West Regionals, losing to eventual champion Matt Seeberger from UC Santa Cruz...he and partner Jason Evans reached the quarterfinals of the doubles at Regionals...played at #3 and #4 singles where he had a 17-9 record...partnered DePaolo and Evans at #3 doubles to go 19-5...earned 1st Team All-SCIAC honors for second straight year...as a senior reached the quarters of the ITA West Regional singles, losing to teammate and eventual champion Mike Starr...partnered Ben Hough to reach the semis of the doubles...had a 22-7 record at #3 and #4 singles in the spring...played at #3 doubles with Oehm and Feldhausen to go 15-6 for the season...1st Team All-SCIAC for third straight year...career singles mark of 72-37 puts him 12th all-time in matches won.

Personal: Majored in Cognitive & Behavioural Neuroscience with a dual major in Chinese Language & Literature...served in CMC’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) as a Freshman and was a member of the Inland Empire Ranger Challenge team... on CMS’ Student Athlete Advisory Council... avid intramural sports competitor, participating in swimming (2-time winner of 50m Butterfly), inner-tube water polo, flag football, dodgeball, and table tennis events... a member of CMC’s pre-medicine club...one-time member of “Poetry in Motion,” a student group of aspiring breakdancers...earned ITA Scholar-Athlete three of four years and CMS Wall of Fame honors as a senior.