Ben Eckardt
Ben Eckardt
Year: 2019
Hometown: Montgomery, N.J.
High School: Montgomery

2018-19: Winner of the Milton L. Lindholm Scholar-Athlete Award going to the varsity letter-winning athlete with the highest cumulative grade point average.... ITA Scholar-Athlete.... NESCAC Spring All-Academic selection.... Named to the 2019 NESCAC Spring All-Sportsmanship Team.... Returned to the Bobcats as a senior and posted an overall doubles mark of 7-6.... At one point won six straight matches at No. 2 doubles, five of them with Nick Glover '20, including NESCAC wins over opponents from Colby, Trinity and Amherst.... Went 5-9 in singles play while playing up and down the lineup.... Earned a pair of wins at No. 6 singles to begin the spring.... Moved up to No. 4 singles and defeated Colby College's Garrett Reiter 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 and Trinity College's Dylan Powell in straight sets.... Signature win of the spring game at No. 3 singles, when Eckhardt defeated Bowdoin's Justin Wang in straight sets.

2017-18: Was not on the men's tennis team.

2016-17: Was not on the men's tennis team.

2015-16: Impressed in his only matches of the fall at the Middlebury Invitational.... Formed a doubles team with John Neufeld and gave No. 29 Trinity College's doubles team of Edan Sossen and Carlos Ferreyros all they could handle in a 9-8 (7-5) quarterfinals loss.... Took on No. 3 Middlebury's Peter Martin in the round of 16, falling 4-6, 6-0, 12-10.... Did not see any action in dual matches.