Michigan State and Northwestern Take Home Weekly Men's Tennis Accolades

Denis Bogatov earns his first career weekly award.

Denis Bogatov earns his first career weekly award.

Jan. 17, 2012

Co-Athlete of the Week

Denis Bogatov, Michigan State
Jr. – Gurnee, Ill. – Warren Township

  • Notched a 2-0 singles and a 2-0 doubles record over the weekend against Bradley, Morehead State and Wright State
  • Defeated Martin Arguello of Wright State (6-1, 6-1) and Roger White of Morehead State (6-1, 6-1) in singles action
  • Teamed with Doug Zade to defeat Arguello and Ricardo Pineda of Wright State (8-5), before partnering with Harry Jadun to topple Ashton Kalhorn and Ahmed Albitar of Bradley (8-2)
  • Earns his first career weekly award
  • Last Michigan State Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Aaron Pfister (Nov. 2, 2011)

Josh Graves, Northwestern
Sr. – Milwaukee, Wis. – Nicolet

  • Registered a 2-0 singles and 2-0 doubles record over the weekend against Ball State and Illinois-Chicago
  • Knocked off Alex Raa of Illinois-Chicago (6-1, 6-1) and Zane Smith of Ball State (6-2, 6-0) in singles play
  • Teamed with Spencer Wolf to defeat Dalton Albertin and Ray Leonard of Ball State (8-6) and Raa and Maurizio Feoli of Illinois-Chicago (8-0) in doubles action
  • Earns his first weekly award of the season and the second of his career
  • Last Northwestern Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Josh Graves (Jan. 26, 2010)

 

2011-12 Big Ten Men’s Tennis Athletes of the Week

Fall

Sept. 21:
Dennis Nevolo, Sr., ILL

Sept. 28:
Evan King, Jr., MICH

Oct. 6:
Roy Kalmanovich, Sr., ILL
Marc Bruche, Sr., IOWA

Oct. 12:
Chase Buchanan, Sr., OSU
Blaz Rola, So., OSU

Oct. 19:
Blaz Rola, So., OSU


 

 

Oct. 26:
Josh MacTaggart, Jr., IND

Nov. 2:
Aaron Pfister, So., MSU

Nov. 9:
Chase Buchanan, Sr., OSU
Blaz Rola, So., OSU

Nov. 16:
Julian Dehn, Sr., MINN

Spring

Jan. 10:
Isade Juneau, Jr., IND

Jan. 17:
Denis Bogatov, Jr., MSU
Josh Graves, Sr., NU