Illinois' Kopinski Earns Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award

Feb. 13, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Tim Kopinski, Illinois
So. – Palos Hills, Ill. – Amos Alonzo Stagg   

  • Went 2-0 on the weekend to help No. 19 Illinois defeat No. 7 Kentucky, 4-3
  • Clinched the match with his victory over Alejandro Gomez (6-1, 4-6, 6-3) in No. 3 singles action
  • Teamed with Ross Guignon to beat No. 35 Tom Jomby and Kevin Lai (8-4) in No. 1 doubles play
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Dennis Nevolo (April 3, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Jan. 9:        Evan King, Sr., MICH
Jan. 15:      Aaron Pfister, Jr., MSU
Jan. 23:      Chris Jackman, Sr., NU
Jan. 30:      Rok Bonin, Sr., MINN
Feb. 6:        Evan King, Sr., MICH
Feb. 13:      Tim Kopinski, So., ILL