Muncie, Ind. - Junior Dalton Albertin and teammate senior Zane Smith both members of the Ball State men's tennis program were named to the 2011-12 Men's Tennis Academic All-Mid-American Conference team which was announced today by the league office.
This is the second time Albertin has received the award and the first time for Smith.
Albertin received All-MAC Second Team honors for the first time in his career at the conclusion of the season while Smith ended his senior year with the Cardinals best doubles mark with a 24-12 ledger.
Nominees must have a minimum 3.20 cumulative grade point average to be eligible for the team.
2012 Men's Tennis Academic All-MAC Team
&Dalton Albertin, Ball State, Junior, Exercise Science/Sports Administration, 3.80 GPA, Indianapolis, Ind.
Zane Smith, Ball State, Senior, Business Administration, 3.80 GPA, Greenwood, Ind.
&Wojciech Starakiewicz, Buffalo, Senior, Communication, 3.86 PGA, Warsaw, Poland
Nadin Indre, Western Michigan, Sophomore, Business, 3.70 GPA, Satu Mare, Romania
Zeyad Montasser, Western Michigan, Senior, Master of Business Administration, 3.38 GPA, Cairo, Egypt
Ross VanderPloeg, Western Michigan, Junior, Interdisciplinary Health Services, 3.75 GPA, Holland, Mich.
&2011 Academic All-MAC Team
2012 Honorable Mention:
Yevgeniy Jason Shkodnik, Buffalo
Dor Amir, Northern Illinois
Benjamin Brocker, Toledo
Bryant Dudzik, Toledo
Leo Sarria, Toledo
Terence Weigand, Toledo
Simon Blomberg, Western Michigan
Pablo Olivarez, Western Michigan
Aaron Wong, Western Michigan