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

March 6, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Jared Hiltzik, Illinois
Fr. – Wilmette, Ill. – New Trier   

  • Did not lose a set in No. 1 singles play to help No. 17 Illinois to victories over Illinois State, Iowa and No. 20 Northwestern
  • Defeated No. 97 Greg Andrews (6-4, 6-4) of Notre Dame, No. 120 Spencer Wolf (6-3, 6-4) of Northwestern and Jonas Dierckz (6-2, 6-2) of Iowa 
  • Teamed with Stephen Hoh to best Juan Estennsoro and Joey White (8-3) of Iowa in No. 3 doubles action
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Tim Kopinski (Feb. 13, 2013)

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
Feb. 27:      Peter Kobelt, Jr., OSU
March 6:     Jared Hiltzik, Fr., ILL