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    Pulgar, Powell Earn All-ACC Academic Honors
     
     

    June 29, 2012

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – NC State senior Jaime Pulgar, for the second consecutive season, earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Men's Tennis Team, ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced.

    Pulgar, a native of Madrid, Spain, who graduated with a degree in business administration in May, was joined on the 22-player team by freshman Austin Powell of Muscle Shoals, Ala.

    Pulgar finished his senior season with a 20-6 record and qualified for the individual draw of the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga., where he lost in the opening round. Pulgar finished his career tied for the fifth most singles wins (75) in school history and had the fourth most doubles wins (61) in school history.

    Powell posted a 16-7 record for the Wolfpack in his inaugural season, the third most singles victories on the team behind Pulgar and fellow freshman Robbie Mudge.

    The Wolfpack qualified for the NCAA Championships for the fifth time in school history, losing in the first round to Washington for a final record of 20-10. Head coach Jon Choboy's team finished No. 39 in the final Campbell's ITA team rankings.

    Georgia Tech senior Kevin King was named the ACC's Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

    To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade pointaverage for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative average during his academic career.

    2012 All-ACC Academic Men’sTennis Team
    Name, School   Year  Major
    ****Akash Muppidi, Boston College  Sr.  Finance
    **Yannick Maden, Clemson Jr.  Economics
    Henrique Cunha, Duke  Jr. Psychology
    Raphael Hemmeler, Duke Fr. Undeclared
    **Chris Mengel, Duke So. History
    Jason Tahir, Duke  Fr. Undeclared
    Torsten Wietoska, Duke Sr. Psychology
    Andre Bucaro, Florida State  Gr. Management
    Blake Davis, Florida State  Jr. Business
    Benjamin Lock, Florida State  Fr. Business
    ****Kevin King, Georgia Tech  Sr. Mechanical Engineering
    **Maros Horny, Maryland  Sr. Business
    Vlad  Stefan, Maryland   Fr.   Letters & Sciences
    Jose Hernandez, North Carolina   Jr. Economics
    Esben Olesen-Hess, North Carolina  Fr. Economics
    **William Parker, North Carolina Jr. Economics
    Austin Powell, NC State Fr. Business Management
    **Jaime Pulgar, NC State Sr. Business Management
    Mitchell Frank, Virginia Fr. Undeclared
    **Corrado Degl’Incerti Tocci, Virginia Tech Fr. Aerospace Engineering
    ****Luka Somen, Virginia Tech Sr.  Finance
    Amogh Prabhakar, Wake Forest   Jr. Finance

    **Two-time All-ACC Academic Team Selection
    ***Three-time All-ACC Academic Team Selection
    ****Four-time All-ACC Academic Team Selection 


     

     

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