Michigan State's Pfister Earns Weekly Men's Tennis Accolades




Nov. 2, 2011

Athlete of the Week

Aaron Pfister, Michigan State
So. – Grand Blanc, Mich. – Grand Blanc

  • Posted a perfect 6-0 singles record over the weekend en route to capturing the Big Ten Indoor singles title
  • Defeated Illinois’ Stephen Hoh (6-4, 6-2) in the final following a win over Iowa’s Jonas Dierckx (6-2, 6-0) and win over Indiana’s Will Kendall (6-1, 6-2) in the semifinal and quarterfinal rounds, respectively
  • Knocked off Iowa’s Chase Tomlins (6-0, 6-0), Indiana’s Dimitrije Tasic (7-5, 6-2) and Michigan’s Alex Petrone (6-4, 6-4) in the first three rounds
  • Teamed with Austin Brooks to advance to the semifinal round of the Flight A doubles draw
  • Earns his first weekly award of his career
  • Last Michigan State Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Nick Rinks (Jan. 28, 2008)

 

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

Oct. 12:
Chase Buchanan, Sr., OSU
Blaz Rola, So., OSU

Oct. 19:
Blaz Rola, So., OSU

Oct. 26:
Josh MacTaggart, Jr., IND

Nov. 2:
Aaron Pfister, So., MSU