Trio of Cats Earn Conference Academic Honors - Tucson News Now

Trio of Cats Earn Conference Academic Honors

Source: Arizona Athletics Source: Arizona Athletics
SAN FRANCISCO --- Sophomore Will Kneale, junior Matt Dunn, and senior Sumeet Shinde were all named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mentions, announced by the league office on Wednesday. 

To be eligible for an All-Academic Team selection, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and either be a starter or a significant contributor on his team.

Kneale recorded a team-best 3.47 GPA while he's currently majoring in press-business. The Melbourne, Australia native notched dual match wins over Boise State's Lewis Roskilly and Southern Miss' Daniel Marker this spring. Both wins came from the No. 5 position.

Dunn kept an impressive 3.42 GPA and is currently majoring in accounting. The Tucson, Ariz. native compiled four wins on the season, including earning back-to-back victories on Oct. 31 in the first and second rounds of the Eaasley Memorial Classic. 

Shinde has compiled a 3.20 GPA and his currently majoring in business economics. The Pune, India native recorded eight wins in dual play, earning four from the No. 1 spot and four from the No. 2 position, while also claiming a victory over a ranked opponent. He was placed as high as No. 74 in ITA individual rankings back on Feb. 10.  

Pac-12 All-Academic- Men's Tennis

First Team    Yr.       GPA    Major
Gregory Bayane, CAL         SR      3.64    Economics
Emmett Egger, WASH         SR      3.70    Political Science
Viktor Farkas, WASH          SR      3.86    Computer Science
Dennis Mkrtchian, UCLA   SR      3.69    Political Science & Int'l. Devel. Studies (Double major)
John Morrissey, STAN        SR      3.64    International Relations
Robert Stineman, STAN     SR      3.73    Chemistry
Trey Strobel, STAN  JR       3.69    Management Science and Engineering
Oskar Wikberg, CAL            JR       3.85    Interdisciplinary Studies

Second Team          Yr.       GPA    Major
Jayson Amos, ORE SO      3.58    Business Administration
Max de Vroome, USC         JR       3.52    Business Administration
Gal Hakak, WASH   SO      3.71    Economics
Daan Maasland, ORE         JR       3.62    Business Administration
Chase Melton, CAL SR      3.45    Environmental Economics and Policy
Maciek Romanowicz, STAN          JR       3.68    Undeclared
Daniel Sardu, ORE SR      3.55    Business Administration
Anthony Tsodikov, STAN   JR       3.69    Undeclared


Honorable Mention All-Academic 
Yale Goldberg, SO, STAN; Will Kneale, SO, ARIZ; Matt Dunn, JR, ARIZ; Mackenzie McDonald, SO, UCLA; Mads Engsted, JR, CAL; Matt Cowley, JR, UTAH; Wendell Watanabe, RS SO, WASH; Cedric Willems, SR, UTAH; Eric Johnson, SR, USC; Sumeet Shinde, SR, ARIZ; Nolan Paige, JR, STAN; Andre Goransson, SO, CAL; Joseph Swaysland, SR, ORE.

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