Toledo Earns Third All-Big Ten Honor
April 24, 2014
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Minnesota men’s tennis junior Leandro Toledo was named a unanimous All-Big Ten First Team selection at the at the Big Ten Tournament banquet in East Lansing, Mich. Thursday night. The first-team accolade was the third in as many seasons for Toledo in the Maroon and Gold.
A two-time Big Ten Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Award winner, Toledo finished the regular season with a 17-6 singles record before adding another win over Sam Monette Thursday in the Gophers’ first-round Big Ten Tournament loss to Indiana. All his wins came at the top position in the lineup and seven of his triumphs were against ranked opponents.
He defeated four fellow All-Big Ten First Team honorees and downed both Stakhovsky and Kobelt in the same weekend. The Hamburg, Germany native is currently ranked 42nd in the country in singles and reached as high as No. 39. In doubles, Toledo was 13-10, including a 12-7 mark with Eric Frueh.