March 31, 2009
Athlete of the Week:
Bryan Koniecko, Ohio State
SR - Long Island, N.Y. - Syosset
Bryan Koniecko, currently ranked third in the latest ITA rankings, won three singles and three doubles matches this past weekend to help No. 6 Ohio State improve its home win streak to 84-consecutive matches. Highlighting Koniecko's weekend was defeating No. 62 Ishay of Minnesota 6-3, 7-6(7-2) at No. 1 singles. With his combined six victories during the week, the Buckeye junior lifted OSU past in-state foe Toledo, 4-0, and two conference rivals in Iowa (7-0) and Minnesota (7-0). The two-time All-American is now 19-3 against ranked opponents for the 2008-09 campaign, and 28-3 overall with a 14-2 mark at No. 1 singles. This is Koniecko’s second weekly laurel of the season and his third overall.
Last Ohio State Athlete of the Week: Justin Kronauge (March 17, 2009)