Rebels will open home schedule this Friday with a doubleheader.
Rebels next prepare for ITA All-American at end of month.
Women's swimming & diving and baseball boast double-digit representatives.
Rebels’ season ends with 19-9 record.
Ruben Alberts closes thrilling comeback in 4-3 semifinal victory over Fresno State.
2017: One of seven Rebels named Academic All-MW ... Tied for third on the team with 15 overall wins (15-13) ... Turned in an 8-3 mark in dual matches at the No. 3 position and 4-4 at No. 4 ... Finished 4-3 in MW play ... Made up the No. 2 doubles team in the lineup with partners Adam Gage-Brown (6-6) and Courtney Lock (4-8) ... Went 3-6 in tournament play in singles and 3-3 in doubles.
2016: One of three Rebels named 2016 All-Mountain West as he earned the honor in doubles ... Finished with an overall record of 15-11 as a sophomore ... Played primarily in the middle of the lineup with an 8-7 record in singles play ... Posted a 16-8 record in doubles with teammate Jakob Amilon.
2015: One of four Rebels named 2015 Academic All-Mountain West ... Finished with an overall record of 12-9 as a freshman ... Played primarily at the bottom of the lineup with an impressive 10-1 record in singles play ... Posted a 10-11 record in doubles with two different players.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool ... Lettered on the Wit Buls' varsity team for 5 years ... Won the 2014 Kearsney College Fesbual and 2013 Wayne Ferreira Festival championships under head coach John-Laffrie de Jager ... In 2013 he won the following tournaments: Junior Nationals (u/18) in South Africa and the Wanderers Junior ITF (grade 4) ... Also lettered on the Cricket (u/15 B/4th) team from 2011-14 and table tennis (2nd team) in 2011 ... Ranked 1st nationally in u/16 group in 2012 and 3rd in u/18 from 2013-14 ... Highest ITF ranking was 294 in 2014.
PERSONAL: Ruben Alberts was born June 25, 1996, in Pretoria, South Africa ... The son of Andrie and Marianne Alberts ... Has two older brothers, Andrie and Petrus and a younger sister, Inge-Mari ... Favorite tennis player is Rafael Nadal ... Majoring in engineering .