Men's Tennis Earns a Pair of All-Academic Honors

June 13, 2003

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - The Pac-10 Conference announced its men's tennis All-Academic team Friday, with Oregon sophomores Sven Swinnen and Manuel Kost each earning individual honors. Swinnen was named to the second team, while Kost earned honorable mention accolades.

Swinnen, who played this season at No. 1 doubles and No. 3 singles, carries a 3.60 grade-point average. Kost, a native of Kuessnacht, Switzerland, earned a spot on the team as an honorable mention. This is the first time both players have been recognized for their performance in the classroom.

To be eligible for a 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.

Pac-10 Men's Tennis All-Academic Teams

First Team
Carl Hagman, Arizona, Jr., 3.67, Journalism
David Martin, Stanford, Sr., 3.72, American Studies
Jon Stott, Arizona State, Jr., 3.75, Communications
Ari Strasberg, Washington, Sr., 3.50, Business Administration
Balazs Veress, California, Jr., 3.76, Business Administration
Alex Vlaski, Washington, So., 3.56, Business Administration

Second Team
Patrick Briaud, California, So., 3.52, Undeclared
Olivier Charroin, Arizona State, Jr., 3.44, Finance
Tobias Clemens, UCLA, Jr., 3.27, Economics
John Fruttero, California, Sr., 3.16, Undeclared
Carter Morris, Stanford, Jr., 3.56, Sociology
Sven Swinnen, Oregon, So., 3.60, Undeclared

Honorable Mention
Prakash Amritraj, USC; Erfan Djahangiri, UCLA; Joe Kao, Stanford; Manuel Kost, Oregon; Daniel Langre, USC; Peter Scharler, Washington; Ruben Torres, USC; William Dean Wallace, California; Wayne Wong, California.

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