Minnesota's Toledo Collects Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award




April 3, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Leandro Toledo, Minnesota
So. - Hamburg, Germany - Karthause Gymnasium 

  • Went 4-0 to help No. 47 Minnesota defeat No. 26 Northwestern (4-3) and No. 19 Illinois (4-3) last week
  • Defeated Raleigh Smith (6-3, 1-6, 6-1) of Northwestern and No. 42 Jared Hiltzik (2-6, 7-5, 6-4) of Illinois in No. 2 singles play
  • His singles victory against the Illini tied the team score at 3-3 to keep the Gophers alive for the match win
  • Teamed with Eric Frueh to down the Wildcats' Fedor Baev and Alex Pasareanu (8-5) and the Illini's Ross Guignon and Brian Page (8-4) in No. 3 doubles action
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Juan Pablo Ramirez (March 27, 2013)

2013 Big Ten Athletes of the Week
Jan. 9:        Evan King, Sr., MICH
Jan. 15:      Aaron Pfister, Jr., MSU
Jan. 23:      Chris Jackman, Sr., NU
Jan. 30:      Rok Bonin, Sr., MINN
Feb. 6:        Evan King, Sr., MICH
Feb. 13:      Tim Kopinski, So., ILL
Feb. 20:      Blaz Rola, Jr., OSU
Feb. 27:      Peter Kobelt, Jr., OSU
March 6:     Jared Hiltzik, Fr., ILL
March 13:    Evan King, Sr., MICH
March 20:    Devin McCarthy, Sr., OSU
March 27:    Juan Pablo Ramirez, Jr., MINN
April 3:        Leandro Toledo, So., MINN