ISU’s Kolaric Named #SummitMTN Player of the Week

ISU’s Kolaric Named #SummitMTN Player of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – Illinois State's Igor Kolaric was named Summit League Men's Tennis Player of the Week for his performance Feb. 20-26.

Jr. // Birkenfeld, Germany

  • Garnered his first career Summit League Player of the Week award
  • Went undefeated in five matches, three singles and two doubles, during week
  • Defeated DePaul's Alex Galoustian (4-6, 6-2, 10-8) and swept UIC's Niko Wasilewicz (3 and 3) and Creighton's Brooks Kendall (2 and 3) at No. 1 singles
  • Teamed for victories of DePaul's doubles tandem (6-3) and Creighton's duo (6-0) at No. 1 doubles
  • Helped team to shutout victories over UIC and Creighton
  • Extended his singles win streak to four, improving to 4-1 at the No. 1 position
  • Owns a 9-2 singles record and 5-4 doubles mark this season

Also nominated: Eric Morris, Denver; Carlos Martinez, South Dakota State; Kweisi Kenyatte, Valparaiso

Previous recipients: Jan. 23 – Ben Clark, Drake; Jan. 30 – Vinny Gillespie, Drake; Feb. 6 – Razvan Grigorescu, Omaha; Feb. 13 – Finley Hall, Drake; Feb. 20 – Tom Hands, Drake

Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague.