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  Eric Langenkamp
School: Univ. of Notre Dame
Year: Senior
Home Town: Scarsdale, NY
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High School: Scarsdale H.S.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 152 lbs.
Birth Date: Saturday, February 11, 1984
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Business
Singles Record: 59-31
Doubles Record: 53-44

Awards and Honors

  • ITA National Summer Championships Singles Champion (2005)

Breakthrough summer of 2005 has him poised for an outstanding final season ... had success in professional futures tournaments and ITA summer circuit events and then knocked off four of the top eight seeds en route to claiming the singles
title in the ITA National Summer Championships ... is the first Notre Dame player ever to win a title in that event ... entered national singles rankings for first time, earning listing of 89th in preseason for 2005-06 season ... was briefly ranked 60th in doubles during junior campaign ... one of the team's top doubles players ... key to his singles game is playing up in the court and taking the ball early ... great court tactician ... has tremendous speed and is outstanding when playing defense ... is hitting with more pace and less spin ... solid baseliner possesses big forehand and consistent ... needs to use forehand more to get to net ... has the potential to develop an outstanding serve ... enters final season on 10-match singles winning streak in dual-match action ... also is riding a 10-match home winning streak and is 8-1 in his career at the Courtney Tennis Center ... holds 38-3 record when winning the opening set ... three-time monogram winner.

AS A JUNIOR: Team leader in doubles victories in 2004-05 with 21-18 record ... was 13-11 in dual action at Nos. 1 (2-5) and 2 (11-6) ... earned first career national ranking, entering doubles listing at 60th with Sheeva Parbhu on Feb. 22 ... named to BIG EAST all-tournament team in doubles with Brent D'Amico ... paired with five different partners, but most-common one was Parbhu ... that duo was 13-7 together, playing mostly No. 2 ... beat #32 Jeff Groslimond/Chris Westerhof of Florida State in final match remaining to clinch doubles point in 4-3 win over Seminoles ... knocked off #23 Somdev Devvarman and Treat Huey from Virginia ... had six-match winning streak in early spring that included wins against #18 North Carolina, Texas (tiebreaker), and #9 Duke ... also had a win vs. William & Mary ... paired to win the consolation title in the A flight of the Crimson Tide Fall Championships ... split up in mid-March, and Langenkamp paired with D'Amico for remainder of season at No. 1 ... that duo also played most of fall together and went 4-9 overall ... lost tiebreaker in final match on court against Michigan ... posted dual-match wins over Purdue and vs. St. John's in the BIG EAST semifinals ... reached round of 16 in ITA Midwest Championships ... also went 2-1 with Ryan Keckley, 1-1 with Stephen Bass, and 1-0 with Peter Graham ... was 13-7 indoors and 8-11 outside ... was 14-4 in singles, including 6-0 in dual action at No. 6 ... posted notable victories at No. 6 against Boise State and Ohio State ... went 8-4 in the fall ... began season 6-0 and advanced to second round of ITA Midwest Championships ... was 9-0 at home in singles play ... posted 6-1 mark in close matches and 12-4 in close sets (6-4, 7-5, 7-6).

AS A SOPHOMORE: One of Notre Dame's most-improved players was a solid performer near the bottom of both the singles and doubles lineups in 2003-04 ... finished tied for second on the Irish in singles victories with a 20-5 record, including 11-3 in dual-match action ... was 8-3 at No. 6 and unbeaten in three matches at No. 5 ... began spring out of Irish lineups, but was pressed into action due to various injuries and took advantage of those chances ... won six straight to open spring - including straight-set victory against Bryan Wooten of #9 Texas A&M - after going winless in six dual tilts as a rookie ... notched key three-set victories against Indiana (John Stone, No. 6) and SMU (Federico Murgier, No. 5) in helping Irish to wins ... in final match on court with the score tied 3-3, lost 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 6-2 to Dennis Mertens of #12 Ohio State ... finished season on a four-match winning streak, including straight-set wins at No. 6 in both BIG EAST tournament contests that helped Notre Dame claim the league title ... was up a set (7-5, 2-4) against Alberto Sottocorno of #19 Tulane at No. 6 in the opening round of the NCAA tournament when the match was abandoned ... was 18-1 when winning the first set and 10-3 vs. Midwest Region opponents ... won four of five tiebreakers ... also became a contributor in doubles, going 12-8 (8-6 dual) with five different partners ... in dual-match debut, paired with Paul Hidaka to win 9-7 at No. 3 in final match on court against Purdue ... in the same situation, lost a tiebreaker against Wisconsin and the team split up ... teamed with Stephen Bass and split eight dual matches (after winning four of first five) at No. 3 in middle of season ... won against Miami, Fresno State, and Mississippi State ... split up after losing a tiebreaker in the final match on court against Virginia Tech ... teamed with Brent D'Amico for final month of the season, winning three of four matches at No. 2 ... delivered clinching wins in first three matches together, against Florida State and in both matches of the BIG EAST Championship ... won one match with Patrick Buchanan in the ITA Midwest Championships ... went 2-0 with Bass in the Tom Fallon Invitational ... split two matches with Matthew Scott in the A flight of the season-opening Rice Crowne Plaza Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN: Gained experience in 2002-03, seeing occasional time in singles lineup ... finished season 9-12, going 0-6 in dual matches, playing three times at each of the bottom two positions ... started spring at No. 5, playing first two matches there ... nearly upset Peter Shults of Duke, but match was abandoned at 1-2 in the third set ... lost in match tiebreaker vs. Minnesota ... was second on team in fall wins with 9-6 mark ... won six of first seven matches of collegiate career ... won two matches in qualifying at ITA Midwest Championships ... was 8-1 when winning the first set ... was 4-3 in doubles play, all in the fall, with four different partners ... was 2-1 with Patrick Buchanan ... split two matches with Peter Graham ... won once with Nicolas Lopez-Acevedo and lost with Sergey Leonyuk.

IN NON-COLLEGIATE ACTION: Broke through in 2005 to win singles title in
ITA National Summer Championships ... one of the tournament's Nos. 9-16 seeds, won six matches in four days - taking down four of the top eight seeds - to do so ... prevailed 6-3, 6-1 over Miami's Eric Hechtman in the final ... also beat Michigan's Steven Peretz, Vanderbilt's Ryan Preson, top-seeded Paul Rose from Purdue, and Will Gray of Tulsa ... Preston had beaten Langenkamp in the singles final of the '05 summer circuit event at Ohio State ... knocked off top-seeded Chris Klingemann of OSU in that tournament ... won five matches in qualifying action in futures during summer of 2005, including an upset of Salifu Mohammed of Ghana, ranked 721st in the world at the time, on clay in Pittsburgh ... did not drop a set in winning singles title in ITA summer circuit event at Michigan in 2003 ... reached round of 16 in Notre Dame tournament in `03.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Three-year letterwinner at Scarsdale High School did not compete in prep athletics as a senior ... ranked 42nd in the nation among 18-and-under players and was the top-ranked high school senior in the Eastern section of the USTA ... won boys' 18s singles title in USTA Super National Open in Austin, Texas, in February 2002 ...  finished second at the 1998 USTA National 14s Hard Court Championship and National 14s Indoor Championship and was third at the '98 National 14s Clay Court Championship ... was ranked No. 3 in the nation in doubles and 21st in singles in `98 in the 14s ... was ranked 34th in the 16s ... had strong showings in 2001 National Junior Davis Cup and Super National Hard Court Championship ... reached quarterfinals of New York state tournament as a sophomore, earning all-conference honors ... played in qualifying rounds of 2001 U.S. Open Junior Championships at Flushing Meadow, N.Y. ... awarded USTA/Eastern Sportsmanship Trophy at boys' 14 zonal team competition ... served as player representative on the Junior Competition Committee of the USTA Eastern section from 2000-02 ... family has a history of participation in collegiate athletics ... father Bruce was a swimmer at Dartmouth and mother Kate played tennis at Smith College ... cousin Jim played basketball at Marquette and cousin T. played tennis at Creighton ... born Feb. 11, 1984, in New York, N.Y. ... tabbed a BIG EAST Academic All-Star in 2002-03 ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major.