Men's Tennis

Cristobal Rivera
Cristobal  Rivera


Santa Monica, Calif.

High School:
Santa Monica HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 136



#6 Trojans Top Lions, 6-1

LMU dropped a road match to #6 USC on Saturday afternoon.


Upset Bid Falls Just Short

LMU men’s tennis battled #43 Pepperdine to the wire, but fell 4-3 in the season-opener.


Season Preview: Busy Weekend to Start 2016 Season

LMU will play a pair of matches against ranked opponents this weekend to begin the 2016 campaign.


LMU Finishes Play at ITA Regional

LMU men's tennis finished play at the ITA Regional.


Lions Head to ITA Regional Championships

LMU will send seven players to the ITA Regional Championships.


Radford postmatch with Cris Rivera

Radford postmatch with Cris Rivera


Preview with Cristobal Rivera

Preview with Cristobal Rivera


MTEN | LMU vs. Binghamton

Non-conference action from LMU Tennis Center


MTEN | LMU vs. #71 Utah

Non-conference action from LMU Tennis Center


MTEN | LMU vs. San Diego

WCC Opener from LMU Tennis Center


2014 Iggy Awards

2014 Iggy Awards from the Los Angeles Marriott on May 1, 2014


MTEN | LMU vs. Portland

Final home game at LMU Tennis Center

Cristobal Rivera is in his fourth season with LMU Men's Tennis...earned honorable mention All-WCC singles in 2014 and honorable mention doubles honors as a junior in 2015...

Went 14-11 as a singles player as a junior, playing the bulk of his matches at #4 singles (8-8)...played to a 4-2 mark at #3 singles...recorded victories at #4 singles over players from #61 Cal Poly, #71 Utah State and #72 Utah...teamed with Charles Boyce, went 13-4 overall in doubles play, including 4-2 in WCC play en route to being named honorable mention All-WCC...duo played almost exclusively at #2 doubles, going 12-4 at that spot...Rivera was 14-7 overall in doubles play...

Named honorable mention All-WCC after finishing 16-7 overall in singles play while competing on courts 3-5...the 16 victories were tops on the team...went 7-3 in WCC play...had a string of 10 straight victories from March 13 to April 6, the longest streak of any Lion in 2014...finished the year 15-7 in doubles, including 8-2 with partner Felix Van Kann at #2...the duo was 3-1 in WCC play...also went 7-3 with teammate David Doehring...

Went 12-10 in singles on Courts 2-5...made a big impact as LMU's only freshman...beat WCC opponents six times in singles...was 1-12 with multiple partners in doubles...

Four-year varsity letter winner and starter under coach Wilston Poon... two-year captain... four years All-Santa Monica... four years All-Area... four years All-Ocean League...four years All-CIF Division II... team won three consecutive league titles... two-time CIF runner-ups... CIF individual runner-up... undefeated during his senior year... covered locally by the Santa Monica Patch newspaper...

Cristobal Miguel Rivera was born September 29, 1994, in Santa Monica, California... son of Maria Dolores Del Valle and Hernan Rivera... graduated from Santa Monica High School... no brothers nor sisters... considered Boise State, Cal Poly and Fresno State before choosing LMU... chose LMU because it is a "great school," close to home, a great offer, and his parents can watch him play... no major declared.


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