The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its 2019 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, July 18, and 21 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) men's tennis student-athletes were recognized by the association.
Allegheny collected three student-athletes in the form of senior Colton Johnson Taylor (Apple Valley, MN/Apple Valley), freshman Fabrizzio Reategui (Boca Raton, FL/Boca Prep International) and senior Mike Siegel (Fairview, PA/Fairview). Denison had four individuals honored in senior Kevin Brown (Perrysburg, OH/St. John's Jesuit), freshman Tim Ciancola (Canfield, OH/Canfield), junior Julian Janczak (Libertyville, IL/Libertyville) and sophomore Mitchell Thai (Hilliard, OH/Hilliard Bradley). Kenyon netted a conference-most 10 representatives, including senior Henry Barrett (Towson, MD/Gilman School), junior Patrick Hudnut (Los Angeles, CA/Harvard-Westlake), freshman Pascal Lee (Chevy Chase, MD/Bethesda-Chevy Chase), senior Darius Loghman-Adham (Bethesda, MD/Bethesda-Chevy Chase), senior Nicholas Paolucci (Grosse Pointe, MI/Grosse Pointe South), junior Luis Platas (Corregidora, Mexico/Instituto Asuncion de Queretaro), freshman Jack Wagner (Edmond, OK/St. Mary's), sophomore Henry Wessel (Washington, D.C./Sidwell Friends), sophomore Bryan Yoshino (Dublin, OH/Dublin Coffman) and junior Jacob Zalenski (Canton, OH/Jackson). Oberlin collected a pair of honorees including senior Camron Cohen (Arlington, VA/St. Stephens & St. Agnes) and sophomore Ben Echikson (Brussels, Belgium/European School of Brussels) while Wittenberg sophomore Nathan Baulch (Nashville, TN/Brentwood Academy) and freshman Gavin Tay (Perth, Australia) rounded out the 21 honorees.
In addition to the All-Academic Scholars, Denison, Kenyon, Oberlin and Wittenberg were tabbed All-Academic teams for having a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above.
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must be a varsity letter winner, have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year, and have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters.