Indiana's MacTaggart Takes Weekly Men's Tennis Honor

March 29, 2011

Big Ten Men's Tennis Weekly Release

Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Josh MacTaggart, Indiana
So. - Barnston, U.K. - Birkenhead

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
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
March 29: Josh MacTaggart, So., IND