Illinois' Gosea Named Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week




Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Farris Gosea, Illinois
Jr. – Cardiff, Wales – Rougemont

  • Posted wins in both of his matches to lead Illinois to a 4-1 victory over No. 23 Northwestern
  • Defeated No. 44 Raleigh Smith (6-2, 6-1) in the No. 1 singles position
  • Claimed an 8-6 win over Alp Horoz and Sam Shropshire in the No. 2 doubles flight with teammate Alex Jesse
  • Earns his first career weekly award
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Tim Kopinski (Feb. 11, 2014)

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
Feb. 25:                Peter Kobelt, Sr., OSU
March 4:                Farris Gosea, Jr., ILL