Wagner Named To All-ACC Academic Tennis Team
June 26, 2014
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Boston College junior Matthew Wagner was named to the 2014 All-ACC Academic Men's Tennis Team, as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford.
Wagner, a native of Los Angeles, Calif., is an international studies major at BC. Wagner competed in primarily in the No. 5 and 6 spots in singles and No. 1 and 2 spots in doubles team for the Eagles. Wagner was named to the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honor this past season.
Eleven ACC schools are represented on this year's All-ACC Academic Team, led by Virginia Tech with four honorees. Duke, Notre Dame and Virginia had three representatives each, while Clemson, Florida State and Miami had two members apiece. Boston College, North Carolina, NC State, and Wake Forest rounded out the field with one each.
The ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards were established in September 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports. Candidates for the awards must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average for their career as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.