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

March 22, 2011

Big Ten Men's Tennis Weekly Release

Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Blaz Rola, Ohio State
Fr. - Ptuj, Slovenia - Gimnazija Ptuj

Ohio State's Blaz Rola receives his first Big Ten Athlete of the Week honor after leading the fourth-ranked Buckeyes to a 6-1 decision against No. 11 Pepperdine. The fifth-ranked singles player in the country, Rola picked up a 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-2) win over 17th-ranked Sebastian Fanselow at No. 2 singles to improve to 25-3 in singles play this season. He also teamed with Balazs Novak to take down Hugh Clarke and Alfredo Moreno at No. 3 doubles, helping Ohio State clinch the doubles point with an 8-4 victory.

Last Ohio State Athlete of the Week: Chase Buchanan (Feb. 22, 2011)

2011 Big Ten Men's Tennis Athletes of the Week
Jan. 11: Evan King, So., MICH
Jan. 18: Johnny Hamui, Sr., ILL
Jan. 25: Josh MacTaggart, So., IND
Feb. 1: Dennis Nevolo, Jr., ILL
Feb. 8: Chase Buchanan, Jr., OSU
Feb. 15: Dennis Nevolo, Jr., ILL
Feb. 22: Chase Buchanan, Jr., OSU
March 1: Evan King, So., MICH
March 8: Johnny Hamui, Sr., ILL
March 15: Eddie Bourchier, Sr., PSU
March 22: Blaz Rola, Fr., OSU