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Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info

Release: 06/07/2007
BROOKINGS, S.D. Ė South Dakota State sophomore tennis player Matt Gill heads up the Division I Independent All-Academic Team for maintaining a 4.0 grade point average in mathematics. Junior Steve Grantz joins Gill on the All-Academic team for maintaining a 3.33 GPA in electrical engineering.

In order to made the all-academic team, a player must be a sophomore in athletic standing and carry a 3.20 cumulative GPA.

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D-I Independent Men's Tennis All-Academic Team

Division I Independent Menís Tennis All-Academic Team
3.51 Team GPA Highlights 2006-07

Menís Tennis All-Academic Team

FORT WAYNE, IN - The thirteen member All-Academic Menís Tennis team finished out the 2006-07 school year with a cumulative

GPA of 3.51.

Matt Gill of South Dakota State held the teamís highest GPA with a 4.0 as a sophomore. Gill is majoring in

Mathematics.The Division I Independent Menís Tennis All-Academic team was selected by sports information directors at member

institutions. Nominations from each school were accepted for student-athletes who had at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and

had reached a sophomore athletic standing.

Number of athletes by institution: Chicago State (5), Longwood (1), NJIT (3), South Dakota State (2), UC Davis (2).

Number of athletes by class standing: Sophomore (4), Junior (7), Senior (2).

Independent Mení Golf Institutions: Chicago State, Longwood, NJIT, South Dakota State, UC Davis.

Player School (Hometown) Yr. GPA Major

Daniel Elefant UC Davis (Alameda, CA) So. 3.65 History

Matt Gill South Dakota State (Pierre, SD) So. 4.00 Mathematics

Steve Grantz South Dakota State (Rapid City, SD) Jr. 3.33 Electrical Engineering

Henry Landes UC Davis (San Anselmo, CA) Jr. 3.68 History

Ramy Lawandy NJIT (Bayonne, NJ) Jr. 3.242 Civil Engineering

Abram Mamahit Chicago State (Jakarta, Indonesia) Jr. 3.42 Business

Nicolas Ortega Chicago State (Santiago, Chile) Jr. 3.77 Speech

Rashko Patnikov Longwood (Bankya, Bulgaria) Sr. 3.20 Management

Cameron Shanklin Chicago State (Chicago, IL) Jr. 3.55 Health Sciences

Jonathan Sutjaidi Chicago State (Jakarta, Indonesia) So. 3.57 Business

Toni Todoric Chicago State (Suffern, NY) So. 3.50 Business

Tim Weiman NJIT (North Brunswick, NJ) Jr. 3.31 Management

Damian Wentzel NJIT (Pitman, NJ) Sr. 3.423 Architecture

2006-07 Division I Independent Menís Tennis All-Academic Team