Eric Owens (table tennis)
|Full name||Eric Owens|
|Playing style||Right-handed, All round player|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
Eric Owens is an American table tennis player. He began playing table tennis at the young age of 6 with this father, who he describes as a table tennis “fanatic” and strict disciplinarian. In the years to follow, Eric went on to win every major US National Championship tournament, including the Under 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, and 22 age events.
In 1997 he qualified for the US National Team, and has been on eight US National teams since. He recently qualified for the 2007 US National Team, and as one of the top three slots on the team represented the US at the World Table Tennis Championships in Croatia, and the Pan American Games in Brazil.