Rob Stroup
Rob Stroup
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
High School: University School
Major: Business

Senior (2018-19): Finished his senior season with a 15-9 record in singles play and a 9-2 mark in doubles contests… Went 9-6 in single contests during dual matches, seeing time at all six positions in the team’s lineup… Was 3-1 in doubles matches in the spring… Picked up a straight-set win at fifth singles during the Spartans match against third-ranked Chicago on February 22… Reached the finals of the consolation draw at the ITA Fall Regional Championships… Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete… Finished his career with a 66-49 singles record, tying him for the sixth-most singles victories in program history and the 23rd-best singles winning percentage (.574).

Junior (2017-18): Went 17-13 in singles play and 5-6 in doubles action during his junior season… Was 5-2 in no. 4 singles matches during the campaign… Was seeded 25th and reached the round of 32 of the singles draw at the ITA Fall Central Region Championships, winning a pair of matches in the tournament before falling to the no. 9 seed… Also won a doubles match at the championship to reach the round of 32… Ended his junior season ranked 11th in school history in career singles wins with a 51-40 record, and 22nd with a .560 career singles winning percentage.

Sophomore (2016-17): Named to the All-University Athletic Association Second Team for his work at no. 3 singles… Went 18-10 in singles matches and 3-3 in doubles play during the campaign… His 18 singles wins were tied for the 17th-most in a single-season in program history… Was 15-5 during the season, including an 11-3 mark in no. 3 singles matches… Clinched the Spartans’ 5-4 win over #25 Kenyon with a three-set victory over his third-singles counterpart on March 25… Went 2-1 in singles play at the UAA Championships… Was seeded 25th in the singles draw at the ITA Fall Regionals, reaching the round of 64 in the tournament… Claimed victories in eight of his final nine matches during the season… Ranks 20th in school history in career singles wins (34) and singles winning percentage (.557) after his sophomore year.

Freshman (2015-16): Was the team’s no. 3 singles player for the majority of the season, going 16-17 overall in singles matches, including a 10-14 record in the spring… Went 2-1 at the ITA Indoor Championships, helping lead the Spartans to a pair of wins and a third-place finish… Reached the finals of the ‘B’ singles draw at the ITA Fall Central Region Championships… Also teamed with Gabriel Murcia to reach the finals of the ‘B’ doubles draw at the event… Finished the year with a 4-4 doubles record.

Personal: Was a four-year player for the University School tennis team, serving as a team captain during his junior and senior years... Coached by Lionel SavrinMost Valuable Player 2012-2013... Second Academic Honors 2011-2012... First Academic Honors 2013-14 and 2014-2015... Born September 26... Son of Cassie and Bob Stroup.