Kuharszky Named First Team Pac-10 All-Academic

June 4, 2008

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Senior Andy Kuharsky was named to the Pac-10 Men's Tennis All-Academic first team it was announced today by Commissioner Tom Hansen. Kuharszky was one of three Huskies recognized for their work in the classroom.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

Kuharszky, who hails from Budapest, Hungary, owns a 3.56 GPA with a major in business administration. He was also named a first team member in 2006, and was a second team selection last year. In addition, Kuharszky served as president this year of the Washington Student-Athlete Advisory Council. Kuharszky amassed 165 combined singles and doubles wins over his four years, the fourth-most all-time at Washington.

Also earning conference honors was junior Patrik Fischer (Huttwil, Bern, Switzerland). Fischer garnered second team status after being an honorable mention last year. Washington's No. 1 singles player, Fischer boasts a 3.42 GPA, majoring in business administration.

Junior David Chu also received one of seven All-Academic honorable mentions, his first Pac-10 honor.

For a complete list of honorees view the attached release.

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