Clemens Named Academic All-American
June 15, 2004
Towson, Md. - UCLA senior men's tennis player Tobias Clemens has been named to the 2004 Academic All-America Men's At-Large team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Tuesday.
Clemens, a third-team selection from Bonn, Germany, owns a 3.32 grade point average and is majoring in Business Economics. He recently helped the Bruin men's tennis team advance to the finals at the NCAA Championships in Tulsa, Okla. He is ranked No. 7 in the nation in singles, posting a 33-9 overall record this season. Clemens owns 119 career victories at UCLA, the most of any player in school history. He has played No. 1 singles the past three seasons and is a three-time All-American.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.20 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director. Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 14,000 student-athletes in Division I, Division II, Division III and NAIA covering all NCAA championship sports.
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