June 26, 2014
Hokies lead league with four on All-ACC Academic Men's Tennis Team
Bjerrehus, Contini, Koontz and Monteiro represent Tech

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech led the ACC with four men’s tennis student-athletes on the 2014 All-ACC Academic Men’s Tennis Team with Andreas Bjerrehus, Amerigo Contini, Hunter Koontz and Joao Monteiro all earning honors as announced Thursday by Commissioner John Swofford.

This marks the second academic honors for Bjerrehus, Contini and Koontz while Monteiro earns his first conference academic recognition.

Bjerrehus earned All-ACC second team honors and finished the season ranked 93rd in the ITA and ninth in the Atlantic Region after compiling a 14-10 mark in singles while going 5-5 versus ranked opponents. The sophomore management major was also strong in doubles, tallying a 15-10 record with teammate Contini and a 10-2 mark with Koontz. Bjerrehus and Contini ranked 49th in the final ITA national standings and were fourth in the Atlantic Region.

Contini was tabbed to the All-ACC first team this season, finishing with an 18-6 record in the No. 1 singles while going 13-6 against nationally ranked foes. For the second consecutive season, the sophomore engineering major earned a spot in the NCAA Singles Championship. Contini finished the season ranked 24th in the ITA standings and was tabbed third in the Atlantic Region.

Koontz posted a 13-12 record in duals, including an 8-5 mark in the No. 3. The junior finance major claimed three wins over nationally ranked opponents during the season. In addition, Koontz posted a 10-2 record in doubles, including 8-2 in the No. 1 with teammate Bjerrehus. The pair finished the season ranked 10th in the Atlantic Region.

Monteiro tallied a 16-7 record in singles on the season, earning All-ACC third team honors and finishing 20th in the Atlantic Region. The sophomore finance major recorded an 8-1 record in the No. 3 and went 8-6 in the No. 4 while picking up a pair of wins over nationally ranked opponents.

2014 All-ACC Academic Men’s Tennis Team

2014 ACC Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Mitchell Frank, Virginia
Matthew Wagner Jr. Boston College International Studies
Hunter Harrington (2) Jr. Clemson Management & Financial Management
Dominique Maden (2) Sr. Clemson Marketing
Jason Tahir (2) Jr. Duke Sociology
Bruno Semenzato Jr. Duke Public Policy
Raphael Hemmeler (3) Jr. Duke Economics
Cristian Gonzalez Mendez Jr. Florida State Public Relations
Dominic Cotrone (2) Jr. Florida State Interdisciplinary Social Science
Omar Aly Sr. Miami Economics
Gabriel Flores Sr. Miami International Finance and Marketing
Ronnie Schneider Fr. North Carolina Business Administration
Austin Powell (3) Jr. NC State Business Administration
Greg Andrews Sr. Notre Dame Accounting
Ryan Bandy Sr. Notre Dame Management Consulting
Quentin Monaghan So. Notre Dame Management Consulting
Mitchell Frank (3) Jr. Virginia Foreign Affairs
Thai-Son Kwiatkowski Fr. Virginia Undeclared
Mac Styslinger (2) So. Virginia Undeclared
Hunter Koontz (2) Jr. Virginia Tech Finance
Amerigo Contini (2) So. Virginia Tech General Engineering
Andreas Bjerrehus (2) So. Virginia Tech Management
Joao Monteiro So. Virginia Tech Finance
Romain Bogaerts So. Wake Forest Business
**Numbers in parentheses indicate times selected during career**

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