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    Eddie Gutierrez

    Class: Senior Height: 5-9 Weight: 150 Previous School: Centro Tenistico Guido Lorandi Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico

    2017-18 (Jr.)
    • Selected as Big South Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Feb. 14
    • Tabbed 2018 ITA Scholar-Athlete after maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA throughout the academic year
    • Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll
    • Finished tied for first on the squad with 23 singles victories, 13 of which came in the spring
    • Posted a 5-2 mark in the No. 3 slot in the lineup and 8-8 record at No. 2 singles
    • Tied for the team lead with 10 fall singles wins and reached two singles finals (Liberty University Invitational, Aztec Fall Invitational)
    • Prevailed in eight three-set matches on the year, including four straight from Feb. 23-March 2
    • Claimed 15 doubles matches on the year, all with partner Vince Salas
    • Started the spring 8-0 in doubles with Salas, featuring wins over teams from: Virginia Tech, North Carolina A&T, Richmond, Auburn, Kennesaw State, Virginia, New Orleans and Florida A&M.
    • Placed No. 4 in the Big South in No. 2 doubles winning percentage (.667, 8-4 record)
    • Posted a team-best six doubles triumphs in the fall with Salas
    • Finished junior season ranked No. 9 in program history for career singles wins (54)

    2016-17 (So.)
    • Captured a title in the Black doubles flight at the season-opening USC Upstate Fall Classic
    • Finished tied for second on the squad with 12 doubles victories, eight of which came in the spring
    • Won three straight doubles matches on the Flames’ spring break trip in Orlando, Fla. from March 13-15
    • Placed fourth on the Flames with 13 singles triumphs, including nine in the spring season
    • Scored victories in his first four spring singles matches
    • Posted a 4-1 mark in the No. 2 position in the Liberty lineup and 3-3 record at No. 3

    2015-16 (Fr.)
    • Collected 14 singles wins during the spring campaign
    • Named Big South Singles Second Team All-Conference
    • Earned eight doubles wins during the spring campaign, seven with Alex Poynter and one with Egon Samaai
    • Posted a 6-2 Big South record in singles play
    • Totaled a 3-5 Big South record in doubles play
    • Notched four singles wins and two doubles wins during the fall season

    Prep
    • Graduate of Centro Tenistico Guido Lorandi in Mexico
    • Played both national and international tournaments while in high school

    Personal
    • Son of Bertha Ivett Aquino Santiago and Jaime Gutierrez Estrada
    • Majoring in business administration: international business
    • Birthday is Sept. 3

    Player News

    Flames Earn ITA All-Academic Team Award and Feature Five Scholar-Athletes

    The Liberty Flames men's tennis team received the honor of 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team and featured five ITA Scholar-Athletes.

    July 19, 2019

    Gutierrez Named ASUN Winner for Life Recipient

    Liberty men's tennis senior Eddie Gutierrez has been named to the 2018-19 ASUN Conference Spring Winners for Life Team.

    July 16, 2019

    Gutierrez Named ASUN Player of the Week

    Following an unforgettable Senior Day performance last Saturday, Liberty's Eddie Gutierrez has been named the ASUN Men's Tennis Player of the Week on Wednesday.

    April 10, 2019

    Gutierrez’s Memorable Point Featured as No. 3 Play on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10

    Eddie Gutierrez's improbable point in Saturday's match against North Florida was featured as the No. 3 play on ESPN's SportsCenter Top 10 Plays.

    April 8, 2019

    Wilson and Gutierrez Receive No. 53 National Doubles Ranking

    Liberty freshman Josh Wilson and senior Eddie Gutierrez are listed as the 53rd-ranked doubles pairing in the country.

    November 15, 2018

    Men’s Tennis Receives ITA All-Academic Team Honors, Places 5 as Scholar-Athletes

    Liberty men's tennis received the distinction of 2018 ITA All-Academic Team and had five players named ITA Scholar-Athletes.

    July 27, 2018

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