Purdue’s Dujovne named men’s tennis athlete of the week

Photo Courtesy: Purdue Sports
Photo Courtesy: Purdue Sports

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Purdue Sports) – The Boilermaker senior defeated a pair of ranked opponents last week.

• Posted victories in all five of his completed matches, including a pair of wins over ranked opponents, as Purdue won two conference contests

• Defeated Dimitrije Tasic of Indiana (3-6, 6-1, 6-3), Matt Barry of Penn State (6-3, 3-6, 6-0) and No. 124 Kevin Metka of Ohio State (7-6 (7-4), 7-5) in the No. 4 singles position

• Earned doubles wins against Tasic and Sven Lalic of Indiana (8-5) and No. 54 Chris Young and Michael Reilly of Penn State (8-6) with partner Diego Acosta

• Owns an overall record of 13-2 and is 8-1 against Big Ten opponents

• Earns the first weekly award of his career

• Last Purdue Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Paul Rose (April 2, 2003)

2014 Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Jan. 14: Drew Lied, Sr., Michigan State

Jan. 21: Jared Hiltzik, So., Illinois

Jan. 28: Leandro Toledo, Jr., Minnesota

Feb. 4: Leonard Stakhovsky, So., Penn State

Feb. 11: Tim Kopinski, Jr., Illinois

Feb. 18: Peter Kobelt, Sr., Ohio State

Feb. 25: Peter Kobelt, Sr., Ohio State

March 4: Farris Gosea, Jr., Illinois

March 11: Farris Gosea, Jr., Illinois

March 18: Peter Kobelt, Sr., Ohio State

March 25: Peter Kobelt, Sr., Ohio State; Leonard Stakhovsky, So., Penn State

April 1: Leonard Stakhovsky, So., Penn State

April 8: Leandro Toledo, Jr., Minnesota

April 15: Aaron Dujovne, Sr., Purdue

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