Ben Lantz
Ben Lantz
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.-SQ
Hometown: Rockford, Ill.
High School: Auburn
Major: Geography and Mathematics

Academic Notes: Majoring in geography and mathematics with an emphasis in statistics...Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient...Graduated high school with a 3.90 GPA.

2011 (Junior): 2-2 overall singles record, 2-0 Big Sky singles record at No. 5 and 6...Won at No. 6 singles against Portland State and Idaho State...8-4 overall doubles record, 6-2 Big Sky doubles record at No. 3 as doubles specialist...8-3 doubles record with sophomore Patrick Schimmelbauer as primary No. 3 doubles team...Duo posted a four-match and a three-match winning streak...Won at No. 3 doubles in Big Sky Championship semifinal vs Montana...3-6 in singles and 3-3 in doubles during Fall 2010 play. 

2010 (Sophomore): Went 1-3 overall and 0-1 in Big Sky play at No. 6 singles...Defeated Mike Luck of St. Mary's 7-6 (5), 6-1 on January 31...Forced a third set against Ben Demarois of Montana in a 5-7, 7-5, 6-7 (5) defeat...Went 0-1 at No. 1 doubles, teaming with Kevin Taylor in a 6-8 loss against Montana...4-1 in singles and 3-2 in doubles during Fall 2009 play.

2009 (Freshman): Played in four singles matches in the spring…Totaled a 1-3 singles record…Appeared at the No. 6 position in all four matches…Played in three doubles matches…Posted 0-3 record…Paired with Brelin Powell in all three matches…Played once at No. 2 and twice at No. 3 position...0-1 in doubles during Fall 2008 play.

High School: Attended Rockford Auburn High School...Played tennis under coach Tracy Palmer.

Personal: Benjamin David Lantz was born August 27, 1990 in Rockford, Ill....Son of Erich Lantz and Cindy Savitski-Lantz...One brother, Alex...Considered UCONN before coming to NAU...Hobbies include board games and movies.