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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 4/24/2024, Last updated: 4/24/2024
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Nebraska Captures Men's Tennis Weekly Award

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Nebraska junior Calvin Mueller has been named the Big Ten Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played April 19-21.

Player of the Week

Calvin Mueller, Nebraska

Jr. – Bruchkoebel, Germany

  • Went 2-0 at No. 1 singles in matches against No. 1 Ohio State and Penn State

  • Defeated 28th-ranked Justin Boulais of Ohio State in straight sets (6-3, 6-4) as Nebraska became the first team outside the Top 25 to take a point against the Buckeyes this season

  • Won a super tiebreaker to upset 79th-ranked Miko Eala, 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-5) in Nebraska’s 7-0 win over Penn State in the regular season finale

  • Won his 26th singles match of the season, tying the fifth-best mark in school history

  • Jumped 39 spots in the ITA singles rankings, currently stands 80th nationally

  • The Big Ten All-Academic recipient earns his second weekly honor of the season and the third of his career

  • Last Nebraska Big Ten Player of the Week: Calvin Mueller (Jan. 24, 2024)

2024 Big Ten Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

Jan. 10: Karlis Ozolins, Jr., ILL

Jan. 17: Anton Shepp, Jr., NEB

Jan. 24: Calvin Mueller, Jr., NEB

Jan. 31: Justin Boulais, 5th, OSU

Feb. 7: Cannon Kingsley, 5th, OSU

Feb. 14: Presley Thieneman, Sr., NU

Feb. 21: JJ Tracy, Sr., OSU

Feb. 28: Ronald Hohmann III, Gr., MSU | Cannon Kingsley, 5th, OSU

March 6: Gavin Young, Sr., MICH | Soham Purohit, Fr., PUR

March 13: Hunter Heck, Sr., ILL

March 20: Justin Boulais, 5th, OSU

March 27: Miko Eala, Sr., PSU

April 3: Ozan Baris, So., MSU

April 10: Jacob Bickersteth, Sr., MICH

April 17: JJ Tracy, Sr., OSU

April 24: Calvin Mueller, Jr., NEB