This is Kingsley’s second Big Ten Athlete of the Week honor this season
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State’s Cannon Kingsley has been named the Big Ten Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week after leading the Buckeyes to a pair of big victories last weekend. This is Kingsley second time earning the award this season.
Friday’s match against Michigan was a battle of unbeaten teams in Big Ten play. Kingsley avenged an earlier loss this season to No. 25 Ondrej Styler with a three-set victory, providing the clinching point in Ohio State’s 4-1 win. Then on Sunday, he won 6-3 in doubles vs. Michigan State and then rolled to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Jack Winkler at the No. 1 singles spot.
The Northport, N.Y. native was a combined 3-0 on the week and is now a combined 34-5 on the year. He is 18-4 in singles matches on the season, including 11-2 at the No. 1 spot and 16-1 in doubles.
In addition to this being Kingsley’s second Athlete of the Week honor this season, this is Ohio State’s seventh honor of the year. Matej Vocel has won the award four times and JJ Tracy has also claimed the award once.
The Buckeyes will look for at least a share of the Big Ten regular season title on Friday at Wisconsin. Two wins this weekend would give the Buckeyes the outright title, which would be the 15th regular season title under head coach Ty Tucker.
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