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TSU Men's Tennis Awarded OVC Team Academic Achievement Award
Thursday, August 9, 2018
TSU Men's Tennis Awarded OVC Team Academic Achievement Award

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Tennessee State men’s tennis team has been awarded the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award for its performance in the classroom during the 2017-2018 school year. The award is presented annually in each conference-sponsored sport to the member institution’s team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade point average or higher.

Seven of TSU’s players earned a 3.25 grade point average or higher during the 2017-18 academic year. This marks the second-straight year the Tennessee State men’s tennis program has won the award.  TSU and fellow Middle Tennessee team, Austin Peay tied for this year’s men’s tennis award.

  • The Team Academic Achievement Awards date back to the 2004-05 academic year when the OVC awarded Tennessee State’s men’s golf team with the award.
  • The men’s golf team is the only other TSU program to earn the award, winning three seasons in-a-row: 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07.

2017-18 OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE TEAM ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS

Baseball - Jacksonville State

Men’s Basketball - Tennessee Tech

Women’s Basketball - Belmont

Men’s Cross Country - Murray State, SIUE

Women’s Cross Country - Jacksonville State

Football - Jacksonville State

Men’s Golf - Eastern Kentucky

Women’s Golf - Morehead State

Rifle - Morehead State

Women’s Soccer - Eastern Kentucky

Softball - Murray State

Men’s Tennis - Tennessee State, Austin Peay

Women’s Tennis - Austin Peay

Men’s Track and Field - SIUE

Women’s Track and Field - Morehead State

Volleyball - Austin Peay, SIUE

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