Indiana's MacTaggart Takes Weekly Men's Tennis Honor
March 29, 2011
Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Indiana's Josh MacTaggart collects his second Big Ten Athlete of the Week award this season after leading the No. 32 Hoosiers to wins over No. 44 Michigan State, No. 18 Michigan and Vincennes over the weekend. MacTaggart teamed with Stephen Vogl to defeat the Spartans' Austin Brooks and Aaron Pfister, 9-7, at No. 2 doubles before taking a 6-4, 6-2 decision over John Stratton at No. 3 singles in the Hoosiers' 6-1 win. After MacTaggart and Vogl again won by a 9-7 score against Michigan's Shaun Bernstein and Chris Cha at No. 2 doubles, the sophomore clinched the 4-3 win for Indiana with a victory at No. 2 singles against Bernstein. After taking the first set, 6-1, MacTaggart fell behind by a score of 5-2 in the second set before winning the next five games en route to a 7-5 win. MacTaggart concluded his weekend with an 8-7 (7-1) doubles win with Vogl against Vincennes' Adrien Berkowicz and Patrick Clynes in Indiana's 7-0 triumph.
Last Indiana Athlete of the Week: Josh MacTaggart (Jan. 25, 2011)
2011 Big Ten Men's Tennis Athletes of the Week