Men's Tennis

    Praibis Earns All Big Ten

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--Junior Jakub Praibis was named to the All-Big Ten Team, the league office announced on Friday. This marks the first time in Praibis's career he has been awarded this honor.

    Praibis, who plays at the No. 1 position for the Hoosiers, has racked up an overall record of 13-6 this season and has teamed up with Dmytro Ishtuganov to go 16-3 at No.2 and 3. The duo is currently on a nine-match winning streak.

    This All-Big Ten honor is not the first award Praibis has received this season from the conference office. The Litomerice, Czech Republic, product was also named Big Ten Athlete of the Week during for the period ending March 5 for his performances against North Carolina State and then-No. 27 Virginia. Praibis became the first Hoosier men's tennis player ever to receive this honor. Then- unranked Praibis produced a perfect weekend in singles and doubles, including upsetting the No. 18 player in the country, the Cavaliers' 18th-ranked Doug Stewart in three sets, 1-6, 6-4, 6-4.

    Praibis' name has also appeared in the ITA Polls for six-straight weeks. He currently boasts a No. 51 ranking, the highest in his career.

    20004 All-Big Ten Team (13 members due to a tie)

    Michael Calkins, Illinois
    Ryler DeHeart, Illinois
    Phil Stolt, Illinois
    Brian Wilson, Illinois
    Jakub Praibis, Indiana
    Michael Rubin, Michigan
    Andy Formanczyk, Michigan State
    Chris Wettengel, Minnesota
    Aleksey Zharinov, Minnesota
    Joey Atas, Ohio State
    Jeremy Wurtzman, Ohio State
    Paul Rose, Purdue
    Alex Kasarov, Wisconsin

    Freshman Of the Year- Joey Atas, Ohio State
    Athlete of the Year- Brian Wilson, Illinois
    Coach of the Year- Craig Tiley, Illinois




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