Eric Rutledge

Eric  Rutledge

RS Sophomore

Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
All Saints' Episcopal

Last College:
Wake Forest




C-USA Honors Pair of Owls

Rutledge and Sarkar Earn All-Conference Honors


Underdog Owls Ready to Host C-USA's Best

Men's Tennis Championship at GRBTC


Hodge and Zhang Named to C-USA All-Academic Team

2018 InTouch Credit Union All-Academic Team


Rutledge Earns C-USA Academic Honor

InTouch Credit Union All-Academic Team


Owls Fall to SMU to Close Regular Season

C-USA Championship begins at GRBTC on Friday


Rice Men's Tennis

Action from the first three matches of the season.


Rice-Texas A&M

Rice and Texas A&M met at the GRBRC on January 21

Rutledge match-by-match (at Rice)
2017-18 / 2016-17

C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll: 2017, 2018
C-USA All-Academic: 2018
Rice Honor Athlete: 2018
All C-USA Singles (first team) 2018
All C-USA Doubles (first team) 2018
MVP Blue Gray National Tennis Classic, 2017
C-USA Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week:  (2/13/17) (2/7/18)

2017-18  (Redshirt Sophomore)
Earned first team all-conference honors in singles and doubles while after leading the Owls with a 12-6 record in singles, including an 11-5 mark while playing on the first line… 11 wins at No. 1 were the most by an Owl at that spot in the lineup since 2010… Was 3-1 vs. C-USA opponents… Tied for the team lead with three clinch points… C-USA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week (2/7) after helping lead the Owls to a 4-3 win over LSU… Finished 7-8 in doubles, including a 7-5 record with Sumit Sarkar (2-1 vs. C-USA teams)… Clinched six of the eight doubles points the Owls captured in 2018. Fall: Captured the doubles consolation title at the ITA Texas Regional.

2016-17 (Redshirt Freshman)
Led the team with an 18-5 mark in singles, including a 9-1 mark at the fifth position and also posted a team-leading seven clinch points, including one to close out an upset of #16 South Carolina to win the Blue Gray National College Tennis Classic in Montgomery, AL... Named MVP of the Blue Gray... Closed strongly winning nine straight decisions before the C-USA final... Named C-USA Athlete of the Week on 2/14 after an unbeaten weekend that saw him post his first win over a ranked opponent (#101 Payton Holden of Princeton)... Finished 14-6 in doubles with Jake Hansen, including a 10-5 mark at the third position. Fall:  Highlight of fall campaign was teaming with Hansen to win the Midland Invitational doubles title in his first action as an Owl.

2015-16 (Freshman/Wake Forest)
Redshirted in his first year.

High School/Juniors
Signed with Wake Forest as a blue-chip recruit ... Reached as high as No. 5 in the country in Boy's 18s, according to Tennis Recruiting Network ... Was named team MVP all four years at All Saints Episcopal School in Fort Worth, Texas ... Won numerous sectional championships in the 16 and 18 and Under divisions in Texas ... Earned a Silver Ball in doubles at Winter Nationals ... Has won numerous Level 2 national titles in singles and doubles ... Ranked No. 1 in Boy's 18s in the state of Texas.

Born on Feb. 17, 1997 ... Son of Linda and Peter Rutledge ... His father, Peter, played tennis at William & Mary ... Grandfather, Robb, played basketball at Michigan.

Singles Tour Dual #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2016-17 5-3 18-5 - 1-0 1-1 7-3 9-1 -
2017-18 7-6 12-6 11-5 1-1
TOTAL 12-9 30-11 11-5 2-1 1-1 7-3 9-1 -
Doubles Tour Dual #1 #2 #3
2016-17 7-2 15-7 - 4-1 11-6
2017-18 6-5 7-8 7-6 0-2
TOTAL 13-7 22-15 7-6 4-1 11-8
Member of Sid Rich College
Sid Richardson College



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