Ian Freer
Ian Freer
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  • Hometown:
    South Pasadena, CA
  • High School:
    Saint Francis
  • Major:
    Economics and Data Science
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna


On Court: 4-star recruit on TR.net who has ranked as high as No.44 in his class....four year starter for Saint Francis HS boys tennis team...won CIF Southern Section high school singles title as a senior...in June of 2019, played clay court open tournaments in France with four other college players...qualified for singles and doubles at National Boys 18s in Kalamazoo, MI and reached the third round of doubles...also reached the final of 2019 USTA National Father-Son Grass Courts in Boston...2019-2020 made Stags Tennis debut at the ITA West Regionals as the No. 8 seed in singles, reaching the semifinals before losing to teammate Jack Katzman in three sets...reached the quarterfinals of the doubles with Parodi as the third seeds...finished the fall with ITA singles rankings of No. 9 in the west and No. 26 nationally, and No. 9 in the west doubles with Parodi...played in five matches on Stags trip to Hawaii in January, winning both singles at the No. 4 position against HPU and Trinity, and winning two of three doubles at No. 1 with Parodi...won his next three singles at No. 2 and No. 4 to stay undefeated in his first five matches...had key wins at ITA National Team Indoors at No. 4 singles against Case Western, and at No. 1 doubles against Case Western and Emory...finished the shortened season on a strong note with convincing wins in singles and doubles against Wash U. at La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club on March 7...completed his first-year campaign with records of 10-3 in singles and 12-4 in doubles...one of 11 Stags to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete accolades for his better than 3.5 GPA during the 2019-2020 academic year...earned a year-end singles ranking of No. 13 in the West Region, and No. 2 in the West and No. 3 nationally with Parodi in doubles...recognized as the West Region's ITA Rookie of the Year, while garnering ITA All-American honors in doubles, becoming just the third first-year player to do so in the last decade of Stags Tennis...2021-2022 reached the quarterfinals of the ITA West Regional singles, falling to partner Matt Robinson 4-6, 6-3, 6-2...seeded second in the doubles, he and Robinson reached the round of 16 before losing in a tie-break...completed the fall with 2-1 singles record and 1-1 in doubles...began the spring dual season at No. 5 singles and No. 2 doubles at USC...went 4-3 in his first seven singles matches at Nos. 3-4, and 4-4 in doubles with Robinson and Carroll at No. 2...was sidelined for most of March with an injury, but came back strong in early April to be an impact player for the Stags down the stretch...completed 2022 with overall records of 7-5 in singles and 12-12 in doubles...earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors for his excellence in the classroom...and named team captain for 2023.

Personal: Son of Lisa and Brad Freer...two brothers, Jack and Josh...father Brad played tennis at Connecticut College (Class of '91), while older brother Jack plays tennis at Whitman College...avid Dodgers, Jets, USC football, and Villanova basketball fan...enjoys spending time at the beach, traveling, and playing basketball, football, table tennis and especially wiffle-ball...loves crowd and wave surfing, and has been barreled at Blacks Beach...plays a continuous tag game July of every year...collects 2009 MLB Topps Attax: has all 9 legend cards, but took 11 years to pack Greg Maddux.

Favorite Stag: Weiliang Zhang (CMC '23 - Stags Football)

Say What?: Professional salad maker

News Mentions

Stags Place Seven on ITA Scholar-Athlete Team

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Seven members of the CMS men's tennis team earned Scholar-Athlete honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, while...

July 14, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Shuts Out Pomona-Pitzer for 11th Straight NCAA Regional Win

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team swept doubles and then got straight-set singles wins from Matthew Robinson (6-3,...

May 14, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Takes 5-1 Win over Hardin-Simmons, Meets Pomona-Pitzer in Regional Finals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team opened up NCAA play with a 5-1 win over Hardin-Simmons in the second round on...

May 13, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Shuts Out Pomona-Pitzer for 15th Straight SCIAC Title

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's team clicked in doubles to take a 3-0 lead and captured a 5-0 win over Pomona-Pitzer in the...

May 7, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Advances to SCIAC Championship Match with 5-1 Win Over Occidental

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Philip Martin and Matthew Robinson won at No. 1 doubles, and then provided the fourth and fifth points at No. 2 and No. 3...

May 6, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Concludes Another Perfect SCIAC Season With Win over Redlands

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team finished undefeated in SCIAC for the 16th year in a row (including 2-0 in a...

April 30, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Sweeps Singles to Take 7-2 Win over Pomona-Pitzer, Clinch SCIAC Regular Season Title

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team fell behind 2-1 after doubles, but won all six singles courts in...

April 17, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Defeats Occidental, Falls to APU in Friday Road Split

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team split a pair of road matches on Friday, improving to 5-0 in SCIAC...

April 15, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Defeats Chapman, Falls to UC Riverside to Complete Busy Weekend

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team ended a four-match, thirty-six hour series of duals with an 8-1 win over Chapman...

April 10, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Splits Day's Action, Stays Unbeaten in SCIAC with Win over Whittier

WHITTIER, Calif. – The fifth-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team bounced back from a narrow 4-3 loss to Biola to start the...

April 8, 2022

Ian Freer Honored by USTA Southern California on All-SoCal College Team

CLAREMONT, California - The United States Tennis Association of Southern California selected Ian Freer of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis as...

April 4, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Takes Down Villanova 6-1

LA JOLLA, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team swept doubles and then won four of six singles matches in straight sets as it...

March 5, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Closes Out ITA Indoors with 5-1 Win over Brandeis

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team closed out the ITA D3 National Team Indoors with a 5-1 win over Brandeis in the...

February 27, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Knocks off Emory 7-2 in 2019 Title Rematch

MAYFIELD, Ohio - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team bounced back from a 5-4 defeat to Chicago on the first day of the ITA Indoor...

February 26, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Drops Narrow 5-4 Decision to Chicago at ITA Indoor Nationals

MAYFIELD, Ohio - Christopher Li and Matthew Robinson won at No. 3 doubles and added singles wins at No. 5 and No.6, respectively, but it wasn't...

February 25, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Adds Two More Wins, Defeats Point Loma and UC Santa Cruz

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team won twice on Friday, taking down Division II Point Loma Nazarene 6-1 in the...

February 18, 2022

CMS Men's Tennis Sweeps First Home Duals of 2021-22 Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team had its first home duals since March of 2020 and came away with a 6-1 win over...

February 12, 2022

Ted Ducey Alumni Match Features Seven Decades of Stags Tennis

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Twenty-nine Stags Tennis alums, spanning from 1965 to 2020, returned to the Biszantz Family Tennis Center on Saturday for an...

February 5, 2022

CMS Men’s Tennis Falls to Top-10 USC in Season-Opening Dual Match

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Philip Martin and Nathan Arimilli had a strong performance at No. 1 doubles, holding a 5-4 lead with a chance to break...

January 21, 2022

Liu Ranked No. 5, Martin/Arimilli No. 3 in first ITA Division III Rankings

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Robert Liu is ranked No. 5 in the nation in Division III singles by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association in the first...

December 9, 2021

CMS Men's Tennis Sends Seven Through to Saturday's ITA Singles Quarterfinals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's tennis team had seven players win two singles matches on the first day of the ITA West...

October 2, 2021

Biszantz Family Tennis Center to Serve as Host Site for ITA West Regional This Weekend

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Biszantz Family Tennis Center will serve as one of the host sites for the three-day Intercollegiate Tennis Association...

September 30, 2021