Trukshanin Named Summit League Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
ELMHURST, Ill. – Mikhail Trukshanin was named the Summit League Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday.

Trukshanin earned the honors after going a combined 6-0 over the weekend to lead the Golden Eagles to a 2-1 record to kick off Summit League play. Trukshanin posted straight-set victories in all three singles matches, outscoring his opponents by a 36-10 margin.

The sophomore from Minsk, Belarus, triumphed at the No. 2 singles position against IUPUI and Centenary, while scoring a victory at the top spot against Western Illinois. Trukshanin also won all three matches in doubles play with partner Igor Sobolta, as the duo improved to 6-1 this season.

The award is the first for Trukshanin and the third for the men’s tennis team this season, as Igor Sobolta and Dmitry Suslov have also earned the honors.

Updated 03-31-2010

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