DURHAM, N.C. – Duke led the Atlantic Coast Conference with five selections to the 2013 All-ACC Academic Men’s Tennis team, as announced Tuesday by Commissioner John Swofford.
Rising senior Chris Mengel was one of two student-athletes to be named a three-time honoree, joining Clemson’s Yannick Maden. Henrique Cunha and rising junior Raphael Hemmeler were tabbed to the 20-man squad for the second time in their respective careers.
The men's tennis program has placed at least three student-athletes on the All-ACC Academic team in each of the past eight seasons and 35 overall since the award's inception in 2006.
Duke led the conference with five selections, while Clemson and Virginia Tech each had three selections. Clemson’s Maden was named the ACC Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative average during his academic career.
2013 Men’s Tennis All-ACC Academic Team
Name Year Major
Hunter Harrington, Clemson So. Management
Dominique Maden, Clemson Jr. Marketing
***Yannick Maden, Clemson Sr. Economics
**Henrique Cunha, Duke Sr. Psychology
**Raphael Hemmeler, Duke So. Economics
***Chris Mengel, Duke Jr. History
Michael Redlicki, Duke Fr. Undeclared
Fred Saba, Duke Jr. Psychology
Dominic Cotrone, Florida State So. Social Science
**Blake Davis, Florida State Jr. Finance
Juan Spir, Georgia Tech Sr. International Affairs
Wilfredo Gonzalez, Miami So. Economics
Brett Clark, North Carolina Fr. Business Administration
**Austin Powell, NC State So. Business Administration
Sean Weber, NC State Jr. Biological Sciences
**Mitchell Frank, Virginia So. Arts & Sciences Undeclared
Mac Styslinger, Virginia Fr. Arts & Sciences Undeclared
Andreas Bjerrehus, Virginia Tech Fr. Management
Amerigo Contini, Virginia Tech Fr. University Studies
Hunter Koontz, Virginia Tech So. Business
** Two-time All-ACC Academic Team selection
*** Three-time All-ACC Academic Team selection