Ohio State Duo Takes Home Weekly Men's Tennis Laurel




Nov. 9, 2011

Co-Athlete of the Week

Chase Buchanan, Ohio State
Sr. - New Albany, Ohio - Gahanna-Lincoln

Blaz Rola, Ohio State
So. - Ptuj, Slovenia - Gimnazija Ptuj

  • Crowned the USTA/ITA National Indoors Doubles Champions after finishing 4-0 over the weekend
  • Defeated No. 4 Tulsa's Clifford Marsland and Ashley Watling (4-6, 7-5, 6-2) in the final following a win over No. 5 California's Christoffer Konigsfeldt and Nick Andrews (4-6, 6-3, 6-4) in the semifinals
  • Knocked off Princeton's Matt Siow and Matt Splinder (8-5) and No. 15 Duke's Henrique Cunha and Chris Mengel (8-6) in the second and quarterfinal rounds
  • Became the second pair in Ohio State history, and sixth overall, to capture the National Indoors Championship and D'Novo/ITA All-American Championship in the same season
  • Buchanan earns his second weekly award of the season and the 12th of his career
  • Rola earns his second weekly award of the season and the third of his career
  • Last Ohio State Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Blaz Rola (Oct. 19, 2011)

 

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

Nov. 9:
Chase Buchanan, Sr., OSU
Blaz Rola, So., OSU