Men’s Tennis Player of the Week:
Junior ● Skokie, Illinois (Niles North)
Livingston picked up a pair of victories against #27 Wisconsin at both No. 1 singles (Jeremy Sonkin, 6-2, 7-5) and at No. 1 doubles with teammate Adam Ford against Sonkin and Luke Rasso-Kantor (9-8)
Kevin Hayward, Western Michigan
Hayward went 3-1 for Westerrn Michigan at No. 1 singles and No. 3 doubles against No. 21 Michigan and DePaul. Hayward teamed with freshman Casey Cullen for the Broncos' only win against the Wolverines and then won both his matches against the Blue Demons.
Jared Miller,ToledoJoe Vallee, Ball State
Miller went 1-1 in singles and doubles for the weekend. In singles he beat DePaul's Austin Doerner, 6-4, 6-4. He also teamed with Nutthavit Likitkumchorn to defeat DePaul's Alasdahr Graetz/Adam Williams 8-3. Against Kentucky, Miller and Likitkimchorn put up a fight but were defeated by UK's Will Beck and Alberto Gonzalez, 8-6.
Vallee helped the Cardinals to a 7-0 victory at home vs. IPFW after posting wins at No. 1 doubles with a score of 8-3 alongside teammate Shaun Bussert. Vallee then took a 6-2, 7-5 match from IPFW at No. 2 singles. In a loss to No. 21 Michigan Vallee came the closest to upsetting the Wolverines losing in three sets at the No. 4 spot, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 1-0 (10-6).