|Hometown||Colorado Springs, Colo.|
|Prev. School||Air Academy HS|
2005-06: Earned RMAC honorable mention for his singles play ... Earned first team All-RMAC honors in doubles play with his partner Jason Schultz ... Posted a 12-9 record in singles play and a 16-5 record in doubles play ... In the first round RMAC Tournament defeated Colorado Christian's Kevin Hilmas 6-0, 6-0 ... In doubles play defeated Colorado Christian 8-0.
2004-05: Posted a 7-5 record in singles play ... Returned from a painful ankle injury to defeat Metro State's James Schumacher in the opening round of the RMAC tournament on April 22, a 6-3 Mountain Lions victory ... Was 7-5 in doubles play.
2003-04: Was 3-11 in singles play while competing at the Nos. 1 and 2 spots ... was 4-10 in doubles.
Pre UCCS Notes:
Before UCCS: Played basketball, cross country, soccer, and tennis at Air Academy High School ... Was the No. 1 singles player there for three years ... Helped lead the Kadets to an undefeated season and a Metro League Championship his senior year ... Was named to the Gazette's All-Area tennis team.
Personal: Majoring in International Business ... Enjoys going to Starbucks ... Has two brothers, Ben and Philip ...Parents are Jose Rivera and Cathy Kent ... Born August 12, 1981.
Stories featuring Eric Rivera
|April 22, 2006||Rivera/Schultz named first-team All-RMAC in doubles||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's tennis players Jason Schultz and Eric Rivera were named first-team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Friday.|
|April 19, 2006||UCCS overwhelmed Colorado Christian in a 9-0 victory||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs swept 88 out of 90 games when they thumped the Colorado Christian University Cougars on Wednesday at the Country Club of Colorado.|
|April 14, 2006||UCCS men's tennis team conquered both Mesa State (6-3) and Emporia State (7-2) on Friday||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's tennis team won two matches on Friday, defeating both the Mesa State Mavericks (6-3) and the Emporia State Hornets (7-2) at the Broadmoor.|
|April 12, 2006||UCCS took a tough loss to Metro State with a score of 5-4.||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's tennis team took a tough loss to the Metro State Roadrunners on Wednesday with a score of 5-4 at the Broadmoor.|
|April 6, 2006||Mountain Lions fall to Colorado College||After winning two of three doubles matches, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs faltered in singles play to drop a 6-3 decision to the Colorado College Tigers Thursday at the Garden of the Gods Club.|
|October 28, 2005||Voorhies advances at Bose International||Sean Voorhies beat Shawn Baker of the New Mexico Military Institute 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the second round of the Bose International Indoor Tennis Championships at Santa Fe, N.M. Friday.|
|October 8, 2005||Voorhies, Johnson stay unbeaten in sweep||Sean Voorhies and Josh Johnson remained unbeaten in singles play on the season as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's tennis team swept a pair of matches Saturday at Cheyenne Mountain High School.|
|October 1, 2005||Rivera, Schultz finally fall in semifinal||Eric Rivera and Jason Schultz advanced all the way to the semifinals of the Wilson/ITA North Central region Doubles Championships Saturday before finally being eliminated.|
|September 30, 2005||Schultz & Rivera advance to quarterfinals||Jason Schultz and Eric Rivera advanced to the quarterfinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association North Central Region Doubles Championship Friday at Topeka, Kan.|
|September 23, 2005||Men's tennis defeats Colorado Christian 9-0||The UCCS men's tennis team defeated the Colorado Christian Cougars 9-0 on Friday at Lakewood.|
|May 6, 2005||Tennis season ends at Regionals||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs tennis team was eliminated in the opening round of the NCAA Division II North Central Region Tournament on Friday in St. Cloud, Minn.|
|April 22, 2005||Men's tennis season ends at RMACS||The UCCS men’s tennis team saw it season come to an end with a loss to Nebraska-Kearney in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Semifinals.|
|April 13, 2005||Shorthanded Lions top CC||Due to injury, UCCS tennis coach Matt Hays was forced to institute a different lineup in the Mountain Lions' 6-3 win over Colorado College on Tuesday.|
|April 11, 2005||Voorhies keeps hot, Mountain Lions down Mesa||Sean Voorhies has been on fire lately. UCCS' No. 1 tennis player has been perfect this spring and has rolled off eighth straight victories overall in singles competition.|
|March 9, 2005||UCCS beast MSU, CC behind improved doubles play||Behind great doubles play, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won a pair of home matches. The Mountain Lions trounced Montana-State-Billings Yellowjackets 8-1 late Tuesday night and then turned around and beat Colorado College 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon.|
|March 31, 2004||Close not enough for men's tennis||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's tennis team dropped its second straight one-game loss to a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponent Wednesday, a 5-4 defeat to the Colorado Mines Orediggers in Golden, Colo.|
|October 27, 2003||Men's tennis finishes fall season with 1-2 mark||Considering the losses they've had, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions men's tennis team could be content - even giddy - about finishing fall play with a 1-1 conference mark and a 1-2 record overall.|