Illinois' Hiltzik Named Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Jared Hiltzik, Illinois
So. – Wilmette, Ill. – New Trier

  • Named the Most Outstanding Player of the Illini Open after going 3-0 in singles play and 2-1 in doubles competition in Fort Myers, Fla.
  • Earned straight-set victories over Oliver Pramming of South Florida (6-5 (4), 6-4),  No. 111 Gordon Watson of Florida (6-4, 6-4) and No. 100 Sasha Gozun of South Florida (6-4, 6-4) at the No. 1 singles position
  • Added a pair of wins at No. 2 doubles with victories over No. 16 Pramming and Ignacio Gonzalez-Muniz of South Florida (6-2) and Diego Hidalgo and Spencer Newman of Florida (6-3)
  • Earns the fourth weekly award of his career and first since April 24, 2013
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Jared Hiltzik (April 24, 2013)

2014 Big Ten Athletes of the Week
Jan. 15:                 Drew Lied, Sr., MSU
Jan. 21:                 Jared Hiltzik, So., ILL