Phillip Gruber
Phillip Gruber
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Springboro, Ohio
High School: Springboro
Major: Biochemistry

Senior (2016-17): Went 24-12 in doubles play during the year, including a 17-7 mark at no. 2 doubles… Matched the 13th-most doubles wins in a single season in program history, while his .667 winning percentage was the 22nd best doubles mark ever by a Spartan… Won 10 of his final 12 doubles matches during the campaign… Added a 3-2 singles mark in 2016-17… Received UAA Spring All-Academic and ITA Scholar-Athlete Recognition… Ended his career with a 17-8 singles record and a 57-25 doubles mark… Ranked ninth in school history in career doubles wins and seventh in doubles winning percentage (.695).

Junior (2015-16): Named to the All-UAA Second Team for his play at no. 2 doubles with James Fojtasek, after going 3-0 at the 2016 UAA Championships … Selected as an ITA Scholar-Athlete… Went 26-5 in doubles matches during the season, giving him the 11th-most wins in a single season in CWRU history and the sixth-best winning percentage (.839)… Was 13-2 in second doubles matches and 12-1 in third doubles contests… Won his final nine doubles matches and 22 of his last 24 doubles contests… Reached the quarterfinals of the ITA Fall Central Region Championships Singles ‘B’ draw, as a part of a 7-1 singles record during the fall campaign… Finished the 2015-16 season with an overall singles record of 9-2, including a 2-1 mark as the Spartans’ sixth singles player with a pair of wins coming during NCAA Championship matches… Received Spring UAA All-Academic honors.

Sophomore (2014-15): As a sophomore, went 2-3 in doubles.

Freshman (2013-14): Finished at 5-4 in singles and 5-4 with four different doubles partners as a freshman…earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors.

Personal: Earned four varsity letters at Springboro High School…four-time first-team All-Greater Western Ohio Conference, all-area and district qualifier…2009 GWOC Player of the Year and state qualifier…four-year honor roll student…earned an Ohio Diploma with Honors…son of Frank and Susan Gruber.