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Minnesota's Tobias Wernet and Ohio State's Chase Buchanan have been named the Big Ten Men's Tennis Co-Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Wernet took down the 10th-ranked singles player in the country, while Buchanan led the Buckeyes to their sixth-straight Big Ten title.
Click here to see the complete release from the Big Ten.
With a 7-0 sweep of No. 63 Purdue on Sunday, Ohio State clinched the outright Big Ten Men's Tennis Championship. The title is the fourth-ranked Buckeyes' sixth straight and 10th overall. Ohio State also receives the No. 1 seed in next week's Big Ten Tournament after closing the regular season at 10-0 in conference play and 27-2 overall.
With a 5-2 win over No. 24 Indiana on Friday, Ohio State clinched at least a share of the Big Ten Men's Tennis Championship. The conference title marks the 10th overall and sixth straight for the fourth-ranked Buckeyes, who moved to 9-0 in Big Ten play and 26-2 overall this season with the win.
Click here for Ohio State's recap of the match.
The final weekend of the Big Ten men's tennis regular season gets underway on Friday with the Big Ten Championship on the line. Indiana and Ohio State sit atop the conference standings at 8-0 and meet on Friday afternoon in Columbus. The winner of the match clinches at least a share of the title and can clinch outright with a win in their second match of the weekend or a second loss by the losing team. The Buckeyes host Purdue on Sunday, while the Hoosiers visit Penn State. The complete weekend schedule can be found below.
#23 MINNESOTA at #18 ILLINOIS - 3 p.m. CT
#71 WISCONSIN at #66 IOWA - 3 p.m. CT
#63 PURDUE at PENN STATE - 3 p.m. ET
#24 INDIANA at #4 OHIO STATE - 4 p.m. ET
#52 MICHIGAN STATE at #75 NORTHWESTERN - 6 p.m. CT
#27 MICHIGAN at #75 NORTHWESTERN - 4 p.m. CT
#71 WISCONSIN at #18 ILLINOIS - Noon CT
#24 INDIANA at PENN STATE - Noon ET
#23 MINNESOTA at #66 IOWA - Noon CT
#63 PURDUE at #4 OHIO STATE - Noon ET
Fourteen Big Ten men's tennis singles players and nine doubles pairs have earned national rankings from Campbell/ITA. The complete breakdown of ranked Big Ten players can be found below.
6. Blaz Rola, OSU
10. Dennis Nevolo, ILL
12. Chase Buchanan, OSU
21. Evan King, MICH
45. Matt Allare, OSU
50. Jason Jung, MICH
55. Marek Michalicka, WIS
67. Devin McCarthy, OSU
70. Peter Kobelt, OSU
74. Abe Souza, ILL
89. Balazs Novak, OSU
96. Ille Van Engelen, OSU
98. Johnny Hamui, ILL
100. Tobias Wernet, MINN
11. Chase Buchanan/Blaz Rola, OSU
13. Matt Allare/Peter Kobelt, OSU
21. Jason Jung/Evan King, MICH
54. Dennis Nevolo/Abe Souza, ILL
63. Santiago Gruter/Jeremy Langer, IND
73. Eddie Bourchier/Russell Bader, PSU
82. Johnny Hamui/Abe Souza, ILL
87. Stephen Vogl/Josh MacTaggart, IND
88. Sebastian Gallego/Phillip Arndt, MINN
Ten Big Ten men's tennis teams again decorate the Campbell/ITA national top 75 rankings, released on Tuesday. Ohio State falls two spots but remains in the top five this week, checking in at No. 4. Illinois holds No. 18 in the latest edition, followed in the top 25 by No. 23 Minnesota and No. 24 Indiana. Michigan again lies just outside the top 25 at No. 27, while Michigan State moves up five spots to No. 52. Purdue also climbs the rankings, checking in at No. 63. Iowa follows at No. 66 while No. 71 Wisconsin and No. 75 Northwestern round out the poll.
Click here to see the complete Campbell/ITA rankings.