Chase Buchanan, Ohio State
So., New Albany, Ohio/New Albany
Buchanan notches his fourth Big Ten Athlete of the Week certificate of 2010 after the No. 4 Buckeyes defeated No. 60 Purdue, 7-0, on Friday to earn their 100th straight home victory. The 23rd-ranked sophomore paired with freshman Dino Marcan at No. 1 doubles to defeat the Purdue combo of Thomas Wilson and Slavko Bijelica, 8-2. Buchanan then faced Bijelica at No. 1 singles, where the Buckeye performer lost just one game in a 6-1, 6-0 victory, improving his record at the top singles spot to 10-1. He is 14-4 overall on the season.
Last Ohio State Athlete of the Week: Chase Buchanan (March 9, 2010)