Kohlloeffel Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

March 20, 2006

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - UCLA junior Benjamin Kohlloeffel has been named the Pac-10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week for Mar. 13 - 19 Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Kohlloeffel, from Herne, Germany, defeated No. 4 Ludovic Walter, 6-3, 7-6 (3), at the No. 1 singles position on Wednesday to help UCLA clinch its 6-1 upset over then-third ranked Duke. Kohlloeffel, who is ranked second in the country, extended his single winning streak to 11 consecutive matches. He is now 31-3 overall and 17-1 against ranked opponents.

On the doubles court, Kohlloeffel teamed up with Philipp Gruendler as the Bruins' No. 1 team to defeat 22nd-ranked Joey Atas and Jonathan Stokke, 8-5.

This is Kohlloeffel's first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and first weekly honor all-time for UCLA.

2006 PAC-10 MEN'S TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Feb. 6- Roger Matalonga, Sr., ARIZ; Feb. 13- Conor Niland, Sr., CAL; Feb. 21- Jeff Groslimond, Sr., ARIZ; Feb. 27- Conor Niland, Sr., CAL; Mar. 13- Dejan Cvetkovic, So., USC; Mar. 20- Benjamin Kohlloeffel, Jr., UCLA.

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