King tennis has six earn academic All-Conference Carolinas

King tennis has six earn academic All-Conference Carolinas

2017 Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Tennis Championship starts this weekend, and leading up to the event the league released their academic all-conference performers. The King University men's and women's tennis teams each had three members earn academic all-conference.

The men's side was led by Moritz Poswiat, who carries a 3.99 GPA. On the season, Poswiat is 10-10 in singles play, going 5-5 in Conference Carolinas play. In doubles, the senior is 15-8, going 7-3 in league play. Ankith Madasani and Lenny Keswani were also selected as Madasani carries a 3.71 GPA and Keswani is at 3.54. Madasani is 2-3 in singles on the season and 1-2 in doubles play. Keswani holds a singles record of 11-11, going 5-5 in Conference Carolinas play. In doubles he is 10-7, including 4-3 in league play.

Marianne Hull leads the women's side with a GPA of 3.78. On the court she went 3-17 in doubles play and 1-18, playing primarily No. 1 singles. Alyssa Salazar and Katya Cerny were also selected, carrying GPAs of 3.34 and 3.29, respectively. Cerny went 3-17 in both singles and doubles while Salazar was 4-2 in doubles and 3-5 in singles.

To be selected academic all-conference, student-athletes have to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athlete's cumulative average through the previous semester. Academic All-Conference Teams are comprised of juniors and seniors who play in at least one of Conference Carolina's twenty sponsored sports, and who have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

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