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    August 3, 2009
    Three Hokies named to ACC Men's Tennis All-Academic team
    Graber, Re and Somen receive conference honor

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech men’s tennis players Pedro Graber, Yoann Re and Luka Somen have been named to the 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis All-Academic Team, as announced today by Commissioner John D. Swofford.
    Candidates for the awards must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average for their career as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.

    The ACC Men’s Tennis All-Academic Team includes 10 repeat selections from 2008 and one four-time selection in Duke’s Kiril Dimitrov. Four ITA All-Americans – Virginia’s Inglot and Sanam Singh, Georgia Tech’s Guillermo Gomez and NC State’s Jay Weinacker – earned All-Academic recognition as well.

    Seven student-athletes earning All-ACC Academic honors were also All-ACC selections: Duke’s Dimitrov, Georgia Tech’s Gomez, NC State’s Weinacker, Virginia’s Inglot, Singh and Houston Barrick, and Virginia Tech’s Yoann Re. ACC Freshman of the Year Luke Somen of Virginia Tech also earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic team.

    2009 ACC Men’s Tennis All-Academic Team

    Name, School Class Major
    Brian Locklear, Boston College So. Undeclared
    Akash Muppidi, Boston College Fr. Finance
    Rok Bizjak, Clemson Jr. Financial Management
    *Kevin Galloway, Clemson So. Financial Management
    **Dylan Arnould, Duke Jr. Political Science
    ***Kiril Dimitrov, Duke Sr. Mathematics
    Jared Pinsky, Duke So. Sociology
    Drew Bailey, Florida State Sr. Business Administration
    Vahid Mirzadeh, Florida State Jr. Exploratory-Business
    *Guillermo Gomez, Georgia Tech So. Industrial Engineering
    Kevin King, Georgia Tech Fr. Mechanical Engineering
    *Ryan Smith, Georgia Tech So. Biochemistry
    **Nickolai Nielsen, Maryland Sr. International Business
    Christian Blocker, Miami So. Accounting
    *Jay Weinacker, NC State Sr. Business Management
    Houston Barrick, Virginia Jr. Government
    #**Dominic Inglot, Virginia Sr. Commerce
    *Sanam Singh, Virginia So. Undeclared
    **Pedro Graber, Virginia Tech Jr. Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Yoann Re, Virginia Tech Jr. Finance
    Luke Somen, Virginia Tech Fr. Business
    Jonathan Wolff, Wake Forest So. Psychology

    #ACC Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year
    *repeat All-ACC academic honorees
    **Three-time honoree
    ***Four-time honoree

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