Ruben Hoekstra (transfer) Fall 2019

College tennis amerika Ruben

Date of birth:
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Available Fall 2019




Country: The Netherlands
Height:  5'8 ft
Weight: 132 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

Ruben is an 20-year-old boy who was born and raised in Woerden, The Netherlands. He is an athletic, enthusiastic, social and hardworking individual who is interested in various sports, especially ball sports. In addition to tennis he played soccer for the highest junior teams of his club until the age of 14. He then decided to focus solely on tennis. 


In June 2016 Ruben graduated from High school (HAVO level) in the following subjects: Dutch language, English language, physics, mathematics, chemistry, ICT and sport management. After graduation, he decided to take a gap year (2016-2017) and to obtain his tennis coaching license (Koninklijke Nederlandse Lawn Tennis Bond A-license). In Fall of 2017 he enrolled into Missouri Valley College and until now he has obtained 44 credits with a 3.05 GPA. He will have obtaine 61 credits at the end of Spring 2019.


The main reason Ruben is looking to transfer is that he wants to pursue an engineering/computer science degree.



Athletic information


People describe Ruben as a great team player with a positive attitude (both on and off court) and a winners’ mentality. He is a 5’8 ft tall right handed who likes to dominate from the baseline eith his steady groundstrokes. When the opportunity arises, he likes to attack the ball with spin and power. His two main weapons would be groundstrokes and fighting spirit.


During his freshman year Ruben held a record of 11-2 in singles and 8-4 in doubles. Ruben is currently holding a UTR of 9.75 in singles and 10.09 in doubles.