Men's Tennis

Herkko Pollanen

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Helsinki, Finland

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 178

Herkko Pollanen

Ohio State Career Honors: 2014 First Team All-Big Ten

2013-14 (Freshman Season) - Singles: 11-13 (Dual: 11-13), Doubles: 17-9 (Dual: 17-9) ... Highest ranking: Singles: No. 74... earned first team All-Big Ten honors ... played second and third singles and all doubles positions... two ranked singles wins (No. 32 Goldhoff of Texas and No. 9 Hiltzik of Illinois) ... twice posted three-match winning streaks in singles and won seven-consecutive doubles matches with Callahan from Jan. 22-Feb.15 ... clinched 3 matches for the Buckeyes, including a his first match as a Buckeye against Butler Jan. 22.

Prior to Ohio State: Ranked No. 16 in the junior world rankings as well as No. 733 on the professional ATP circuit ... has competed at prestigious tournaments all over the world, including Wimbledon, French Open, Australian Open and junior US Open and boasts a career-high ATP ranking of 722 ... claimed 82 wins in singles and 54 victories in doubles as a junior playing.

Personal: Son of Antti and Anne Pollanen ... has a brother, Aaro ... would like to play professional tennis after graduation ... favortie pastimes include music, watching movies, reading books and playing the drums.

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