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Ruben Alberts
Ruben  Alberts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pretoria, South Africa

High School:
Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool

Height:
5-10

Experience:
3L


01/28/2018

Men's Tennis Bounces Back To Upset Purdue

Rebels will open home schedule this Friday with a doubleheader.

09/11/2017

Men's Tennis Completes Action In Napa

Rebels next prepare for ITA All-American at end of month.

07/17/2017

UNLV Has 75 Earn Spring Academic All-MW Team Status

Women's swimming & diving and baseball boast double-digit representatives.

04/30/2017

Men's Tennis Denied Back-To-Back Titles With Loss In Final

Rebels’ season ends with 19-9 record.

04/29/2017

Men's Tennis Punches Ticket To MW Final

Ruben Alberts closes thrilling comeback in 4-3 semifinal victory over Fresno State.

UNLV: A solid veteran starter who is one of three seniors on this year's squad ... Will play in the top half of the singles lineup and begin the spring at the No. 2 doubles slot with newcomer and fellow-South African Jordan Sauer ... Has served as his team's representative on the UNLV Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

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 .

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