IRVING, Texas -- Sixth-ranked Texas landed four student-athletes on the 2008 Academic All-Big 12 Men's Tennis Team, the league announced Tuesday.
Among those selected were seniors Hubert Chodkiewicz (Corpus Christi, Texas) and Bernhard Deussner (Vienna, Austria) and junior Miguel Reyes Varela (Cocoyoc, Mexico), who were named to the first team, and sophomore Dimitar Kutrovsky (Sofia, Bulgaria), who was named to the second team.
The Academic All-Big 12 first team consisted of 14 student-athletes from the seven Big 12 schools that sponsor men's tennis, and six players were selected to the second team. Notably, Chodkiewicz, a pre-medicine/economics major, was one of two Big 12 men's tennis players recognized for having a perfect 4.0 GPA in each of the last two semesters.
First-team members have maintained a 3.20 minimum grade-point average, either cumulatively or in each of the past two semesters, while second-team members maintained a minimum 3.0 grade-point average. All nominees, except for seniors, must have participated in 60 percent of his team's scheduled matches. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first years of academic residence at their respective schools.
2008 Academic All-Big 12 Men's Tennis Team - Texas selections
Hubert Chodkiewicz, Sr., Pre-Medicine/Economics
Bernhard Deussner, Sr., Finance
Miguel Reyes Varela, Jr., Liberal Arts
Dimitar Kutrovsky, So., Liberal Arts