Benjamin Slade
Benjamin Slade
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Brisbane, Australia

2016-17 // SOPHOMORE SEASON
Doubles Stats | Singles Stats | Finished the year with 15 singles wins, including 11 during the spring season…posted a team-best 4-3 record against Horizon League opponents…went 6-4 over the last 10 matches of the season with one of those wins coming as the clinching point against Green Bay in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament…tallied a 13-13 doubles record on the year, including an 8-10 mark during the spring season.

2015-16 // FRESHMAN SEASON
Doubles Stats | Singles Stats | Finished his first season of collegiate tennis with a team-best 21-14 singles record – becoming just the sixth Viking to record a 20-win season during their rookie campaign…went 14-10 during the spring season playing throughout the middle of the lineup…also posted a team-best 21-12 doubles record on the season, including a 14-9 record during the spring…teamed with Mirko Radosevic to post a team-best 5-1 record against Horizon League opponents at No. 3 doubles…had a strong fall season, picking up the B Singles title at the Valpo Fall Invite and the B Doubles Consolation title with Joe VanMeter at the same tournament.

PRIOR TO CLEVELAND STATE
Named a member of the U-19 All-Australian Tennis Team during 2014…five-time Open Boys Singles Champion…five-time Open Boys Doubles Champion…three-time Mixed Doubles Champion…captured 28 singles and doubles titles throughout his junior career, including the Queensland U-19 Schoolboys Championship and Ipswich Open Men’s Singles Championship during 2014.

PERSONAL
Born February 6, 1997 in Brisbane, Australia…son of Gary and Sarah Slade…has two sisters, Emma and Rachel… business economics major.