Huskies Lead Pac-10 With Eight All-Academic Honors

June 2, 2009

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington's men's tennis was recognized for its classroom acumen today, with eight Huskies named to the Pac-10 All-Academic Team, more than any other school in the conference.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and have started at least half of the team's dual matches during the spring season. They also must have completed at least one year at their current institution.

Senior Ryo Sekiguchi (Tokyo, Japan) and sophomore Tobi Obenaus (Waidhofen, Austria) were named to the First Team. Obenaus' 3.95 grade-point average is the second-highest in the conference.

On the Second Team, senior Patrik Fischer (Huttwil, Bern, Switzerland) earned the second All-Academic honor of his career. A business administration major, Fischer owns a 3.43 cumulative GPA and was also a Second Team All-Pac-10 selection.

Sophomores Martin Kildahl (Oslo, Norway) and Alex Rosinski (Tiburon, Calif.) also earned Second Team distinction for the first time. Rosinski sports a 3.81 GPA in biochemistry.

Senior David Chu (Vancouver, B.C.), sophomore Brad Bator (Bothell, Wash.) and sophomore Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (Chennai, India) all were named honorable mention.

Stanford had the second-most honorees with six. To view the full teams see the attached PDF.

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