Michigan's King Named Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week

April 19, 2011

Big Ten Men's Tennis Weekly Release

Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Evan King, Michigan
So. - Chicago, Ill. - Kaplan

Michigan's Evan King wins his third Big Ten Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week award this season after winning two singles matches, including a win over the 11th-ranked player in the country, and a doubles contest over the weekend. King, ranked 24th in the nation in singles, took down No. 11 Dennis Nevolo of 17th-ranked Illinois at No. 1 singles, 6-2, 6-1. The sophomore then led the 27th-ranked Wolverines to a 5-2 win over No. 60 Iowa on Sunday, picking up an 8-4 win with Alex Buzzi at No. 2 doubles over Austen Kauss and Jonas Dierckx before taking a 6-2, 6-2 decision against Marc Bruche at No. 1 singles. King is now 25-8 in singles matches this season.

Last Michigan Athlete of the Week: Evan King (March 1, 2011)

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
April 12: Chase Buchanan, Jr., OSU
April 19: Evan King, So., MICH