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Ben Hough
Ben Hough
Year: 2005-2008
Hometown: Spokane, WA
High School: St. George's School
Previous College: Claremont McKenna
Major: Economics / Accounting with Leadership Sequence

On Court: All-court player who joined the Stags from St. George's School in Spokane, where he won the 1A Washington State Singles Championship three consecutive years...attained a singles ranking of #11 and a #1 doubles ranking in the Pacific Northwest Boys 18s in 2003...as a freshman posted a 14-11 overall singles record primarily at the #6 position...finished the season by winning 9 of his last 10 matches...also went 7-6 in doubles with four different partners...was voted "most improved" by his teammates at year end...as a sophomore reached the round of 16 at the ITA West Regionals and the semifinals of the doubles...posted an impressive 11-3 singles mark primarily at #6, including a dramatic win against Middlebury...went 8-3 in doubles with DePaolo, Evans, and Chidester...participated in Ojai Valley Independent College event...as a junior was a consistent starter at #5 and #6 singles and had a 16-9 record, including straight set wins at Div I opponents Loyola Marymount and UC Davis...in doubles earned a 5-1 record with three different partners...Second Team All-SCIAC selection...as a senior reached a career best quarterfinal in singles at the ITA West Regionals to earn a #14 pre-season ranking in the west...won ITA West Regional doubles title with partner Lawrence Wang and advanced to ITA Small College Nationals where he and Wang won two of three matches and finished fifth...ranked #5 pre-season nationally and #1 in the west... doubles All-American and Captain of the 2008 CMS team...went 13-10 in singles, primarily at the #5 and #6 positions...got key wins against Redlands at the SCIAC Championships and UC Santa Cruz at the NCAA West Regional Final...played with both Wang and E. MacColl to earn a 27-12 record, good for 8th best in a single season by a Stag...completes his Stags Tennis career with records of 44-33 in singles and 47-22 in doubles.

Personal: Nicknamed 'Jammin' by teammates...Student Athlete Advisory Council Member...selected as one of two student spokespersons to launch CMC's Campaign for Growth in 2008...joined United States Marine Corps after graduating.