Ohio State Earns Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Award

April 18, 2017

Athlete of the Week

Mikael Torpegaard, Ohio State

Jr. - Virum, Denmark - Virum Gymnasium

  • Went 2-0 in singles to help the Buckeyes defeat Minnesota and Wisconsin, clinching a share of the program’s 12th consecutive Big Ten Championship
  • Picked up a pair of victories at the No. 1 singles position, defeating 74th ranked Matic Spec of Minnesota (6-4, 6-4) and Lamar Remy of Wisconsin (6-3, 6-0)
  • Moved to 23-0 in dual singles matches this season
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns the seventh weekly award of his career and third of the season
  • Last Ohio State Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Mikael Torpegaard (Feb. 28, 2017)

2017 Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Jan. 17: Aron Hiltzik, Jr., ILL

Jan. 24: Konrad Zieba, Sr., NU

Jan. 31: Sam Shropshire, Sr., NU

Feb. 7: Raheel Manji, Jr., IND

Feb. 14:  Aleks Vukic, Jr., ILL

Feb. 21: Mikael Torpegaard, Jr., OSU

Feb. 28: Mikael Torpegaard, Jr., OSU

March 7: Aleks Vukic, Jr., ILL



March 14: Josef Dodridge, Jr., WIS

March 21: Gergely Madarasz, Jr., PUR

March 28: Aleks Vukic, Jr., ILL

April 4: Matic Spec, Jr., MINN

April 11: Aleks Vukic, Jr., ILL

April 18: Mikael Torpegaard, Jr., OSU