Minnesota's Wernet Earns Weekly Men's Tennis Honor

Minnesota's Tobias Wernet has been named the Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

Minnesota's Tobias Wernet has been named the Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

April 5, 2011

Big Ten Men's Tennis Weekly Release

Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Tobias Wernet, Minnesota
Sr. - Mainz, Germany - Karthause Gymnasium

Minnesota's Tobias Wernet collects Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week honors for the first time in his career after propelling the 24th-ranked Gophers to wins against No. 22 Michigan and No. 53 Michigan State. Wernet and teammate Rok Bonin opened the weekend with an 8-4 win over the Spartans' Aaron Pfister and Ronnie Hulewicz at No. 2 doubles. Wernet followed with a 6-2, 6-4 triumph against Hulewicz at No. 2 singles to help Minnesota to a 4-3 win. Wernet and Bonin picked up another 8-4 victory at No. 2 doubles on Sunday, defeating Michigan's Barrett Franks and Chris Madden. The Gopher senior then earned his second win of the weekend at No. 2 singles, taking down No. 57 Jason Jung, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, in Minnesota's 5-2 win over the Wolverines.

Last Minnesota Athlete of the Week: Sebastian Gallego (April 20, 2010)

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
April 5: Tobias Wernet, Sr., MINN

 

 

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