Illinois' Hiltzik Tabbed Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week

April 17, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Jared Hiltzik, Illinois
Fr. – Wilmette, Ill. – New Trier 

  • Went 4-0 on the week, including victories over two ranked opponents, in Illinois’ matches against Ohio State and Penn State
  • Knocked off ninth-ranked and previously undefeated Blaz Rola (6-4, 7-5) of Ohio State and Penn State’s Russell Bader (6-4, 7-5) in the No. 1 singles position  
  • Teamed with Alex Jesse to down No. 32 Devin McCarthy and Ille Van Engelen (9-8 [3]) of Ohio State and Penn State’s Bader and Guanhua Chen (8-4) in doubles play
  • Earns the second weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Jared Hiltzik (March 6, 2013)