Illinois' Nevolo Takes Home Weekly Men's Tennis Accolades

Jan. 31, 2012

Athlete of the Week

Dennis Nevolo, Illinois
Sr. – Gurnee, Ill. – Keystone National

  • Defeated No. 30 Jose Hernandez of North Carolina (6-4, 6-1) and No. 9 Kevin King of Georgia Tech (6-4, 6-4) over the weekend
  • Clinched an Illini victory over the Yellowjackets (4-3) with the win over King
  • Earns his second weekly award of the season and the seventh of his career
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Roy Kalmanovich (Oct. 6, 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

Jan. 31:
Dennis Nevolo, Sr., ILL