Ohio State's Rola Earns Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award

Feb. 20, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Blaz Rola, Ohio State
Jr. - Ptuj, Slovenia - Gimnazija Ptuj 

  • Bested No. 82 Ben McLachlan (6-3, 4-2 [retired]) of California and No. 7 Jarmere Jenkins (6-4, 6-2) of Virginia in No. 1 singles play
  • Helped No. 4 Ohio State defeat No. 5 Pepperdine (4-0) and No. 13 California (4-0) to advance to the semifinals of the ITA Team Indoor Championships
  • Improved to 7-0 on the season
  • Earns the eighth weekly award of his career and first of the season
  • Last Ohio State Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Chase Buchanan (April 17, 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
Feb. 20:      Blaz Rola, Jr., OSU