Minnesota's Ramirez Earns Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award




March 27, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Juan Pablo Ramirez, Minnesota
Jr. - Bogota, Colombia    

  • Went 4-0 to help No. 61 Minnesota defeat No. 53 Michigan State (4-3) and No. 31 Michigan (4-3) last week
  • Defeated the Spartans' Christian Roehmer (6-4, 6-4) and the Wolverines' Michael Zhu (7-5, 5-7 [4], 6-4) in No. 5 singles play
  • His singles victory against Michigan clinched the match victory for the Gophers
  • Teamed with Rok Bonin to down Aaron Pfister and Will Davis (8-4) of Michigan State and Alex Petrone and Zhu (8-6) of Michigan in No. 2 doubles action
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Rok Bonin (Jan. 30, 2013)