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Men and Women's Tennis Represented on All-Academic Conference Squads

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the 2011 Tennis Academic All-Conference award winners.† League member institutions stress the role of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and each sportís Academic All-Conference award winners exemplify this continued league-wide commitment.††The 2011 Conference Carolinas Tennis Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport.

The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

Each year the Academic All-Conference Team is released while closing out each regular season before starting the tournament championships. Erskine College will host the Conference Carolinas 2011 Tennis Championship at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, SC. The championship will begin Friday, April 15 and will conclude Sunday, April 17. Conference Carolinas championship winners will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships.

Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletic conference made up of 11 teams from North Carolina and South Carolina. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Coker College, Converse College, Erskine College, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, Mount Olive College, Pfeiffer University, Queens University of Charlotte, and St. Andrews Presbyterian College.† For the upcoming 2011-12 academic year King College (Bristol, TN) and North Greenville University (Tigerville, SC) will join as full Conference Carolinas league members.

Womenís Tennis Academic All-Conference Team
Jamie Galasso, Barton College
Lindsay Toth, Barton College
Francesca Mayer, Converse College
Britton Bignon, Erskine College
Nicole Miller, Erskine College
Tessa Rheault, Erskine College
Christine Vanard, Lees-McRae College
Eve Aubry, Limestone College
Jimena Munoz, Limestone College
Camila Kurebayashi, Mount Olive College
Sofia Medeiros, Mount Olive College
Pietra Viana, Mount Olive College
Catie Thomas, Pfeiffer University
Kaitlyn Blakey, Queens University of Charlotte

Menís Tennis Academic All-Conference Team
Pier-Alexandre Desilets, Barton College
Leandro Peron, Barton College
Diego Salinas, Barton College
Robert Franer, Belmont Abbey College
Juan Vallejo, Coker College
Vincent Chauvette, Erskine College
Angelo Ciarrocchi, Erskine College
Fabio Ciarrocchi, Erskine College
Travis VanHoy, Lees-McRae College
Miguel Lopez Zuniga, Limestone College
Thiago Dualiby, Mount Olive College
Alexandre Queiros, Mount Olive College
Johan de Wit, Pfeiffer University
Philip Lawson, Pfeiffer University
Sid Kaushik, Pfeiffer University
Cody Teague, Pfeiffer University
Christopher Kennedy, Queens University of Charlotte
Christiaan Lee-Daigle, Queens University of Charlotte
James McKenzie, Queens University of Charlotte

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