Linus

Erhart

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Height: 5'11"
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lustenau, Austria
High School: Hak Lastenau

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • CoSIDA First-Team Academic All-American (2018)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District (2018)
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2018)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2017; Spring 2015, 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)

Senior (2017-18)
After two full seasons away from the Huskers, Linus Erhart came back to the Nebraska tennis team in impressive fashion. The Austrian posted a team-leading 18-7 mark in the spring playing at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. Erhart went 5-6 in the Big Ten, also a team-best mark.

In doubles play, Erhart teamed up with Toby Boyer for the Huskers’ No. 1 pair. Erhart finished 12-9 in spring doubles play, including 3-4 in Big Ten Conference action.

Erhart also made history by becoming the first Nebraska men's tennis student-athlete since NCAA runner-up Steven Jung in 1989 to earn first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America honors. Erhart is just the second Husker men's tennis player to capture a CoSIDA Academic All-America award in school history.

Erhart competed at Nebraska as a freshman in 2014-15, but returned to Austria to complete his bachelor’s degree in international business management at FH Vorarlberg University of Applied Science. He returned to NU to pursue a master’s degree in business administration and finish his college tennis career with two years of eligibility remaining.

In addition to his first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America award, Erhart was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and an Academic All-Big Ten selection. He earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both semesters as a graduate student in 2017-18.

Freshman (2014-15)
Erhart was a talented freshman who earned immediate court time for the Huskers. The native of Lustenau, Austria, won 19 singles matches and added 14 doubles victories in his first season at Nebraska. Following the season, he returned to his native Austria. He excelled on the court, in the classroom and in the community, earning spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both semesters of 2014-15, while also claiming a spot on the Tom Osborne Citzenship Team. 

Before Nebraska
Erhart joined the Husker team in the fall semester of 2014. He attended Hak Lustenau High School in Austria, where he graduated in 2013.

Personal
The son of Juergen and Silvia Erhart, Linus was born on Aug. 3, 1994 in Lustenau, Austria and he has an older sister, Lisa. Linus earned his bachelor's degree in international business management at FH Vorarlberg University of Applied Science in Dornbirn, Austria. Erhart is a four-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. He is pursuing his master's degree in business administration at Nebraska. He claimed first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and an Academic All-Big Ten choice in 2018.

Singles 

Year Spring Big Ten Fall Total
2014-15 19-12 6-4 6-3

19-12

2017-18 18-7 5-6 5-3

23-10

Totals 37-19 11-10 11-6 42-22

Doubles

Year Spring Big Ten Fall Total
2014-15 9-8 5-2 6-4 15-12
2017-18 12-9 3-4 4-2 16-11
Totals 21-17 8-6 10-6 31-23
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