Men’s Tennis Adds Patrik Trhac for 2022-23 Season
SALT LAKE CITY – Utah's men's tennis head coach Roeland Brateanu has announced the commitment of Patrik Trhac. Trhac joins the Utes after spending the last three seasons at Idaho State University.
"We welcome Patrik with open arms to Salt Lake and are grateful he has chosen to be a Ute," stated head coach Roeland Brateanu. "He is an outstanding young man that has made great strides in his game during his time at Idaho State, and we are convinced he is ready to help us win a Pac-12 Championship next season."
Trhac joins the Utes after three years at Idaho State. For the Bengals, Trhac has played the No. 1 spot since 2021. Along with playing No. 1 singles, he plays No. 1 doubles with Aleksandar Petrovic, and they are ranked No. 63 in the latest ITA Doubles Tennis Rankings.
Following the 2021 season, Trhac was named Big Sky First Team All-Conference in doubles as he went 12-3 on the season. He was paired with Petrovic during the 2021 season. He also earned Big Sky Player of the Week honors for the week of April 6th.
During his first season as a Bengal, Trhac went 9-2 in singles play on the season and had a 5-0 mark in Big Sky play. In singles, he was 8-0 at No. 3 singles. He played No. 2 doubles and went 8-2 on the season. He finished the season by winning five straight doubles and three singles matches.
After graduating from Del Norte High School in 2017, Trhac played one year at Palomar. He was a 2018 Pacific Coast Conference finalist in both singles and doubles.
He won the singles and doubles California Interscholastic Federation Championships in high school. He was also a 2014 Division II CIF Champion.
"I chose Utah because I want to compete at one of the top programs in one of the best collegiate conferences in the U.S. while also pursuing a well-respected graduate-level education," remarked Patrik Trhac.
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