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Player Profile

Benedikt Eger

Benedikt Eger

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Height5-7Weight145
YearSeniorMajorInternational Business
HometownNeustadt, Germany
High SchoolCeciliengymnasium Bielefeld

2013 (junior): Spent his junior season primarily at No. 3 and No. 4 singles ... Posted a 25-1 record, including a 5-0 mark at No. 3. ... Opened the season on an 18-match winning streak, and tabbed a perfect record in postseason play to help the Cougars to the National Christian College Athletics Association national championship ... Earned third-team All-Pacwest honors ... Finished the season ranked No. 16 in the NCAA Division II West Region ... Tallied a 23-6 record in doubles play, partnering with Gary Yam and Frederik Wilkens.

2012 (Sophomore): As a sophomore, played at the No. 4 spot, where he excelled, posting a 16-5 record, which included a team-best four-match win streak to end the season... Added two more wins as the No. 3, giving him a total 18 match wins, which ranked second on the team... In doubles, spent a portion of the season as part of the No. 2 doubles team with Frederik Wilkens, but after the pair was unable to capture a victory in seven matches, Eger moved into the No. 3 spot where he immediately found success with Ilja Ikonnikov, compiling a 12-3 record and ending the season with a team-best five-match win streak... Led the team in the biggest win of the season in the NAIA National Tournament quarterfinals... After claiming an 8-1 victory in doubles, was the final match left on court with a 4-4 tie in the team score before he secured a 7-5, 6-4 victory to send the Cougars into the semifinals... Against the No. 8 ranked Westmont, Eger won both his doubles match (8-5) and singles match (6-4, 6-7(10), 10-8).

2011 (Freshman): As a freshman, spent most of the year as the No. 3 singles player on the team... As the No. 3, tallied a record of 13-4... Added a 3-1 record as the No. 2 singles player... Had a share of the team-high with 10 conference match wins in singles... Totaled an 11-9 record in doubles, with 19 of those matches as part of the No. 3 doubles team for the Cougars... Partnered with both Daniel Moore and Frederik Wilkens each for 10 matches... In the Cougars 7-2 home win over Westmont, only surrendered three games in both singles and doubles.

CECILIENGYMNASIUM BIELEFELD: Attended Ceciliengymnasium Bielefeld in Germany, graduating in 2010.

PERSONAL: Born January 28, 1989 to Johann and Gerlinde Eger in Neudstadt, Germany ... Father Johann is a teacher ... Mother Gerlinde works in health insurance ... Has one sister, Nicole ... Majoring in international business and wants to work for a major sports company (Adidas, Nike, etc...) as an event manager ... Enjoys snowboarding, hockey, soccer, and tennis.