FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Monday, April 9, 2012
FIVE PLAYERS REPRESENT PFEIFFER TENNIS ON ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Conference Carolinas is proud to announce the 2012 Tennis Academic All-Conference award winners. League member institutions stress the role of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and each sportís Academic All-Conference award winners exemplify this continued league-wide commitment. Pfeiffer University sees Briana Oliver, Chelsi Haefele and Kaleigh Featherstone represent the Lady Falcons while Ben Hunter and Luis Villalta represent the Falcon men.

The 2012 Conference Carolinas Tennis Academic All-Conference representatives have been awarded to the following junior and senior student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sport. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

Each year the Academic All-Conference Team is released while closing out each regular season before starting the tournament championships. Erskine College will host the 2012 Conference Carolinas Tennis Championships at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, SC. The championship will begin Friday, April 20 and will conclude Sunday, April 22. The top eight menís and womenís teams qualify for the tournament based on regular season finish. Conference Carolinas championship winners will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships.

For more details and all the information throughout the spring championship season, stayed linked to the Spring Championships Central page for updated results.

Womenís Tennis Academic All-Conference Team
Lindsey Frederick, Barton College
Lindsay Toth, Barton College
Abby Poetker, Belmont Abbey College
Olivia Self, Converse College
Abby OíReilly, Erskine College
Nikki Miller, Erskine College
Tessa Rheault, Erskine College
Victoria Stephens, Erskine College
Eden Sherrod, King College
Kelsey Copeland, King College
Sarah Anderson, King College
Jimena Munoz, Limestone College
Patricia Guedes, Mount Olive College
Pietra Viana, Mount Olive College
Cassie Curtis, North Greenville University
Haley Hardwick, North Greenville University
Rebecca Beacham, North Greenville University
Briana Oliver, Pfeiffer University
Chelsi Haefele, Pfeiffer University
Kaleigh Featherstone, Pfeiffer University
Erin Williams, Queens University of Charlotte
Kaitlyn Blakey, Queens University of Charlotte
Morgan Roberts, Queens University of Charlotte

Menís Tennis Academic All-Conference Team
Pier-Alexandre Desilets, Barton College
Andrew Gazich, Belmont Abbey College
Robert Franer, Belmont Abbey College
Vincent Chauvette, Erskine College
Angelo Ciarrocchi, Erskine College
Jose Avila, King College
Leo Brigato, King College
Pablo Vidal, King College
Patrick Jones, King College
Seth Hale, King College
Alexander Hayes, Lees-McRae College
Marcelo Tatai, Lees-McRae College
Austin McAlister, Limestone College
Abraham Lascari, Limestone College
Diogo Sender, Mount Olive College
Pablo Alejandro Vasquez, Mount Olive College
Frederico Vieira, North Greenville University
Hugo Ciarrocchi, North Greenville University
Ben Hunter, Pfeiffer University
Luis Villalta, Pfeiffer University
Bryce Boothby, Queens University of Charlotte
Bryant Fuller, Queens University of Charlotte
Christopher Kennedy, Queens University of Charlotte
Christiaan Lee-Daigle, Queens University of Charlotte
James McKinzie, Queens University of Charlotte
Joshua Bloch, Queens University of Charlotte
Gustavo Munhoz, Queens University of Charlotte
Raahil Dhruva, Queens University of Charlotte