Deltour and Granson helped lead the Blue Devils to an overall record of 12-11 (5-6 ACC), as Granson led Duke in singles wins (23), dual match singles victories (15) and ACC singles wins (eight). Duke reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2007 and finished the year with a national ranking of No. 22.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. This year’s 20-member squad included 10 All-ACC performers, six All-Americans, a pair of national champions and eight repeat honorees from 2006, including Deltour.
Miami led all ACC schools with four selections with Audra Cohen, the ITA National Player of the Year, and ITA All-America Laura Vallverdu (singles) as the main features for the Hurricanes. Georgia Tech, which became the first school in ACC tennis history to capture the NCAA men’s tennis team championship, landed three picks on this year’s academic unit, while ACC co-regular season champion Clemson also notched three selections, as ITA All-America Federica van Adrichem (doubles) headlined for the Tigers.
ITA All-Americas Sara Anundsen (doubles) and Jenna Long (singles and doubles), who was named the 2007 ITA Southeast Senior Player of the Year, represented North Carolina on the 2007 team, as Duke, Florida State and Wake Forest also earned a pair of academic nods, and Virginia and Virginia Tech placed one apiece.
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