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

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Ohio State Earns Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Award

Buckeyes’ Mikael Torpegaard claims weekly conference honor


Athlete of the Week

Mikael Torpegaard, Ohio State
Sr. - Virum, Denmark - Virum Gymnasium

  • Defeated No. 1 Martin Redlicki of seventh-ranked UCLA 6-4, 6-4 to notch his second career win over a top-ranked singles player
  • Added a 6-3 win at the top doubles position with Martin Joyce against No. 20 Duke’s Nick Stachowick and Sean Sculley
  • Helped Ohio State post a 2-1 mark at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, including a 4-1 win vs. No. 3 North Carolina
  • Earns the eighth Athlete of the Week award of his career
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Aleks Vukic (Feb. 6, 2018)



2018 Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Jan. 24 Toby Boyer, Jr., NEB

Jan. 30 Alex Knight, Sr., MICH

Feb. 6 Aleks Vukic, Sr., ILL

Feb. 13 Alex Brown, Fr., ILL

Feb. 20 Mikael Torpegaard, Sr., OSU