Columbia Men's Tennis BIO
 Eric Rubin

Fall 2014:
Swept his four competitors at the Ivy Plus Invitational to capture the Pagoda Draw, defeating Cornell's Chris Vrabel in the Finals ... Posted two qualifying victories to advance to the main draw where he defeated Penn's Matt Nardella (6-3, 6-0), Princeton's Josh Yablon (6-3, 6-4) and Harvard's Brian Yeung (6-1, 3-6, 6-3) to help the Lions' make program history as one of six Columbia players to reach the Final-16 at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regional Championships at Flushing Meadows ... Posted a 1-1 singles performance on the A Dra at the Florida State Invitational.

Spring 2014: 
Went 3-0 in dual matches at No. 6 … Swept Marist’s Dylan Fletcher, 6-3, 6-0 … Knocked off DePaul’s Tim Corwin, 6-1, 6-2 … Took down Princeton’s Dan Davies in three sets at the ECAC Championship … Was 2-1 in doubles matches … Paired with Bert Vancura to beat Marist’s Giudici/Fletcher and Monmouth’s Kumthonkittkul/Adamus.

Fall 2013:
Posted a 4-2 mark in tournament matches … Reached the finals of his flight at the Princeton Invitational with three wins ... Won two matches paired with Mike Vermeer at the Princeton Invitational … Teamed up with Bert Vancura to win three matches at the Ivy Plus Championships.

Spring 2013: 
Went 5-6 in dual competition, primarily as Columbia’s No. 4 or 5 … Played to an 8-7 doubles mark with Dragos Ignat and Winston Lin … Won a thrilling three-set match over Ole Miss’ Johan Backstrom, 6-7(3-7), 6-2, 10-5 (1/25/13) … Eased past Fordham’s Alex DeRienzo, 6-1, 6-2 (2/1/13) … Won back-to-back matches in straight sets against Binghamton’s Ruben Haggai (2/23/13) and GWU’s Leonardo Lapentti (3/1/13) … Defeated UT-Arlington’s Marek Pesicka in three sets, 6-0, 4-6, 6-0 (3/22/13) … Won Ivy League doubles matches over Harvard and Yale. 

Fall 2012: 
Won two matches in the consolation draw at the USTA Clay Court Invitational (11/3/12).

Before Columbia:
Ranked as high as 24th national on the 2012 recruiting list … Six-year letterwinner, three-time captain at Long Beach … Ranked in the top-20 nationally in the 12-16 age groups … Reached No. 1 in the Eastern section in the 12 and 16 age groups … Went undefeated with the Eastern National Championship Team … AP Scholar … Intel International Science and Engineering Fair finalist … Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Ranked in the top-20 nationally in the 12-16 age groups … Reached No. 1 in the eastern section in the 12 and 16 age groups … Went undefeated with the Eastern National Championship Team … National Honor Society Member … AP Scholar … Intel International Science and Engineering Fair finalist … Son of Alex and Michelle Rubin.

      SINGLES DOUBLES
Year Overall Dual Tour Ivy Overall Ivy
2012-13 12-8 5-6 7-2 0-0 11-10 2-4
2013-14 7-2 3-0 4-2 0-0 7-3 0-0
2014-15 12-3 0-0 12-3 0-0 0-2 0-0
Career 30-13 8-6 23-7 0-0 18-15 2-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Long Beach, N.Y.
High School: Long Beach
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