Illinois and Iowa Take Home Men's Tennis Weekly Awards

Marc Bruche takes home Co-Athlete of the week honors

Marc Bruche takes home Co-Athlete of the week honors

Oct. 6, 2011

Co-Athlete of the Week

Roy Kalmanovich, Illinois
Sr. – Framingham, Mass. – Framingham

  • Captured three victories to advance to the ITA All-American Championships main draw
  • Recorded two wins over nationally ranked opponents
  • Defeated Nick Chappell of TCU (6-4, 6-4), 114th-ranked Junior Ore of Texas A&M (2-6, 6-3, 7-6 [5]) and 58th-ranked Bob van Overbeek of Florida (7-6 [3], 6-2)
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Illinois Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Dennis Nevolo (Sept. 21, 2011)

Marc Bruche, Iowa
Sr. – Hoelsbrunn, Germany – Staatliche Fachoberschule Landshut

  • Posted a 3-0 singles record in the qualifying rounds at the ITA All-American Championships, becoming the first Hawkeye to reach the main draw in program history
  • Tallied two wins over nationally ranked opponents
  • Defeated Javier Pulgar of San Diego State (7-5, 6-2), 69th-ranked Tripper Carleton of Florida (6-7, 7-5, 6-0) and 109th-ranked James Meredith of Boise State (6-3, 7-6 [2])
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Iowa Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Sebastian Delgado (Feb. 26, 2004)

 

2011-12 Big Ten Men’s Tennis Athletes of the Week

Sept. 21: Dennis Nevolo, Sr., ILL

Sept. 28: Evan King, Jr., MICH

Oct. 6:    Roy Kalmanovich, Sr., ILL

              Marc Bruche, Sr., IOWA


 

 

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