MACON, Ga. – Kennesaw State's Simon Pritchard took home the Atlantic Sun Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete after earning a perfect 4.00 GPA in Economics and posting an 11-6 record at No. 1 singles.
Rob Mitchell, a sophomore who plays in the No. 1 position for Lipscomb, earned his first berth on the team with a 3.61 GPA in Financial Management.
KSU's Jake Bouchillon, David Durham and Andrew Wendel joined Pritchard on the Academic All-Conference Team for the Owls.
FGCU's Jordi Vives, Lipscomb's Rob Mitchell, Northern Kentucky's Mate Virag and Stetson's Chester Espie claimed the other four spots on the Academic All-Conference Team for men's tennis.
Many of these individuals head to Jacksonville, Florida this weekend for the A-Sun Men's Tennis Championship. Matches are set to begin for the men at 1:30 p.m. CT on Friday, April 17.
The Academic All-Conference Team recognizes student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom and exemplify the A-Sun's mission of Building Winners for Life. All the members of the team boast a 3.30 cumulative grade point average or better and participated in at least half of their team's games.
2015 Atlantic Sun Men's Tennis Academic All-Conference Team
Jordi Vives, FGCU - 3.51 GPA | Senior | Barcelona, Spain | Communication
Jake Bouchillon, Kennesaw State - 3.87 | Sophomore | Cumming, Ga. | Finance
David Durham, Kennesaw State - 3.71 | Sophomore | Alpharetta, Ga. | Business Management
Simon Pritchard, Kennesaw State - 4.00 | Sophomore | Newport, Wales | Economics
Andrew Wendel, Kennesaw State - 3.85 | Sophomore | Lawrenceville, Ga. | Finance
Rob Mitchell, Lipscomb - 3.61 | Sophomore | Southampton, England | Financial Management
Mate Virag, Northern Kentucky - 4.00 | Sophomore | Szentes, Hungary | Computer Science
Chester Espie, Stetson - 3.61 | Senior | Auckland, New Zealand | Finance