K.J. Hippensteel, David Martin Named First-Team Pac-10 All-Academic

July 1, 2002

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Stanford University senior K.J. Hippensteel (Roanoke, VA) and junior David Martin (Tulsa, OK) have been named to the 2002 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Tennis All-Academic First-Team.

Hippensteel, who has a 3.54 GPA in Human Biology, was named to the First-Team for the second year in a row. The two-time Verizon First-Team Academic All-American and four-time Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American finished the season ranked second in the nation in singles and 30th in doubles. Hippensteel, who won the 1999 NCAA Doubles Championship with Ryan Wolters, finished his Cardinal singles career with an impressive 105-27 mark.

Martin, who has a 3.62 cumulative GPA in American Studies, earned All-America honors this season by advancing to the final of the NCAA Doubles Championship with Scott Lipsky and the semifinals of the NCAA Singles Championship.

In addition to Hippensteel and Martin, junior Ryan Haviland (Aiken, SC) was named to the Second-Team and sophomore Joe Kao (Fullerton, CA) was an Honorable Mention selection.

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