Men's Tennis Has Three Named to Pac-10 All-Academic Teams

June 16, 2003

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- USC men's tennis players Prakash Amritraj, Daniel Langre and Ruben Torres have been named to the 2003 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team, announced today by Commissioner Tom Hansen. To be eligible for selection to the academic teams, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

While playing at No. 1 singles and doubles, Amritraj maintained a 3.08 grade point average majoring in business. Langre, who split playing time at No. 2/3 singles and No. 1/2 doubles, boasts a 3.13 grade point average in international relations. Also majoring in international relations, Torres owns a 3.03 grade point average and competed at No. 4 singles and No. 2/3 doubles this season.

Langre and Torres will return as seniors for the upcoming 2003-04 season, while Amritraj has elected to compete on the professional circuit and will not be returning for his junior year.

2003 Pac-10 Men's Tennis All-Academic

First Team 
Carl Hagman, ARIZ Jr. 3.67 Journalism
David Martin, STAN Sr. 3.72 American Studies
Jon Stott, ASU Jr. 3.75 Communications
Ari Strasberg, WASH Sr. 3.50 Business Administration
Balazs Veress, CAL Jr. 3.76 Business Administration
Alex Vlaski, WASH So. 3.56 Business Administration

Second Team
Patrick Briaud, CAL So. 3.52 Undeclared
Olivier Charroin, ASU Jr. 3.44 Finance
Tobias Clemens, UCLA Jr. 3.27 Economics
John Paul Fruttero, CAL Sr. 3.16 Undeclared
Carter Morris, STAN Jr. 3.56 Sociology
Sven Swinnen, ORE So. 3.60 Undeclared

Honorable Mention: Prakash Amritraj, So., USC;
Erfan Djahangiri, Sr., UCLA; Joe Kao, Jr., STAN;
Manuel Kost, So., ORE; Daniel Langre, So., USC;
Peter Scharler, So., WASH; Ruben Torres, Jr., USC;
William Dean Wallace, RSFr., CAL; Wayne Wong, Jr., CAL.

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