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




April 24, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

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

  • Went 4-0 last week to lead No. 31 Illinois to victories over No. 53 Indiana (6-1) and No. 61 Purdue (5-2)
  • Downed No. 104 Sam Monette of Indiana (6-2, 6-3) and Purdue’s Mark Kovacs (6-2, 6-4) in No. 1 singles play
  • Finished the regular-season 9-2 in conference singles matches
  • Teamed with Alex Jesse to defeat the Hoosiers’ Dimitrije Tasic and Chris Essick (8-5) in No. 2 doubles and the Boilermakers’ Szymon Tatarczyk and Krisztian Krocsko (8-4) in No. 1 doubles
  • Earns the third weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Jared Hiltzik (April 17, 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
April 10:      Blaz Rola, Jr., OSU
April 17:      Jared Hiltzik, Fr., ILL
April 24:      Jared Hiltzik, Fr., ILL