The most decorated competitor in the storied history of Gustavus men’s tennis, Eric Butorac was a five-time All-American who claimed the 2003 NCAA singles and doubles championships. Butorac also captured a runner-up finish in the 2001 NCAA singles tournament and was the first recipient of the Gustavus Male Athlete of the Year that same year.
The Rochester, Minn. native compiled a 24-4 singles record and 23-5 mark in doubles during his senior year en route to the pair of national titles. Butorac turned pro in 2003 and tallied a 269-242 career record with 18 titles on the ATP Tour, at one point ranking as high as No. 17 in the world. He served as president of the ATP player council and is now the director of pro tennis operations and player relations for the United States Tennis Association.