Ohio State's Van Engelen Takes Home Weekly Men's Tennis Accolades

Jan. 24, 2012

Athlete of the Week

Ille Van Engelen, Ohio State
So. – Eindhoven, Netherlands – Indian Hills

  • Posted 3-0 singles and 3-0 doubles records last week against Butler, Xavier and No. 16 Mississippi State
  • Knocked off Stephen McLoughlin of Butler (6-1, 6-1), Michael Moe of Xavier (6-0, 6-0) and No. 90 Malte Stropp of Mississippi State (6-2, 6-2) in singles action
  • Teamed with Devin McCarthy to defeat Austin Woldmoe and Billy Weldon of Butler (8-2), Freddy Abunku and Michael Moe of Xavier (8-0) and George Coupland and Artem Ilyushin of Mississippi State (8-6) in doubles play
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Ohio State Men’s Tennis Athletes of the Week: Chase Buchanan/Blaz Rola (Nov. 9, 2011)


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


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


Jan. 10: Isade Juneau, Jr., IND

Jan. 17: Denis Bogatov, Jr., MSU

             Josh Graves, Sr., NU



Jan. 24: Ille Van Engelen, So., OSU