Peter Kobelt became the seventh Buckeye to capture the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional title.
Oct. 22, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio– Peter Kobelt, a redshirt junior on the Ohio State men’s tennis team, captured the singles title at the 2012 USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships Monday afternoon at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility in East Lansing, Mich.
Kobelt, a native of New Albany, Ohio, won back-to-back matches Monday en route to the title. Opening the day with a 7-6(2), 6-4 semifinal win vs. No. 13 Jared Hiltzik of Illinois, Kobelt clinched the championship following a three-set (6-3, 4-6, 6-1) victory over No. 16 and Michigan’s Vlad Stefan.
Kobelt becomes the seventh Buckeye to win the regionals singles crown and the victory also marks the sixth singles title in the last seven seasons for the Scarlet and Gray.
2012 Midwest Regional Championships
Oct. 21, 2012
Host: Michigan State
MSU Indoor Tennis Facility
East Lansing, Mich.
No. 2 Peter Kobelt def. Kyle Johnson (DePaul), 7-6(4), 6-4
No. 2 Peter Kobelt def. Petr Satral (Wisconsin), 6-2, 6-2
No. 2 Peter Kobelt def. Ross Guigmon (Illinois), 6-4, 7-6
No. 2 Peter Kobelt def. No. 11 Stephen Hoh (Illinois), 6-4, 7-6
No. 2 Peter Kobelt def. No. 13 Jared Hiltzik (Illinois), 7-6(2), 6-4
No. 2 Peter Kobelt def. No. 16 Vlad Stefan (Michigan), 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
Ohio State Marches to Round of 16