Ohio State's Kobelt Named Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week




Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Peter Kobelt, Ohio State
Sr. – New Albany, Ohio – New Albany

  • Posted wins over six ranked opponents, including three in the top 10, to lead Ohio State to its first ITA National Team Indoor Championship title
  • Defeated No. 55 Stephane Piro of Florida (6-2, 6-2), No. 3 Mitchell Frank of Virginia (6-3, 4-6, 6-4) and No. 7 Ray Sarmiento of USC (6-3, 6-4) in the No. 1 singles position
  • Went 4-0 in doubles play, including wins over No. 24 Piro and Michael Alford from Florida (6-4), No. 7 Søren Hess-Olesen and Lloyd Glasspool from Texas (6-2), Alex Domijan and Justin Shane from Virginia (6-3) and Sarmiento and Yannick Hanfmann from USC (6-4) with teammate Kevin Metka
  • Earns his second career weekly award and first since Feb. 27, 2013
  • Last Ohio State Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Blaz Rola (April 10, 2013)

2014 Big Ten Athletes of the Week
Jan. 14:                 Drew Lied, Sr., MSU
Jan. 21:                 Jared Hiltzik, So., ILL
Jan. 28:                 Leandro Toledo, Jr., MINN
Feb. 4:                  Leonard Stakhovsky, So., PSU
Feb. 11:                 Tim Kopinski, Jr., ILL
Feb. 18:                 Peter Kobelt, Sr., OSU