DENVER - A quartet of WAC tennis student-athletes were honored for their success both on and off the court, earning Google Cloud Academic All-District honors by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Kansas City's Ben Stride and Katie Fries represented the Roos on the District 6 teams. Stride, a graduate student majoring in environmental and urban geosciences, holds a 4.00 grade-point average. He also earned All-Tournament honors as both a singles player and doubles player at last month's WAC Tournament. Fries, a senior majoring in nursing, holds a 3.98 grade-point average and was named second-team All-WAC honoree.
NM State was represtend on the Distict 7 team by Enrique Asmar. As a senior civil engineering major, he holds a 3.97 grade-point average and he also earned all-tournament honors at the doubles position at the 2019 WAC Tournament.
Grand Canyon's Lucas Grego was the final honoree, earning a spot on the District 8 team. A First Team All-WAC selection at the number three singles and number three doubles position, he holds a 4.00 grade-point average as a senior sports business major who is also working on his MBA.
To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at his current institution. In addition, nominated athletes must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's games at the position listed.