McDowell Named to ACC All-Academic Women's Tennis Team

Aug. 3, 2009

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech rising senior Amanda McDowell was named to the 2009 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Women’s Tennis Team, as announced Monday by Commissioner John D. Swofford.

“Amanda continues to add to her list of achievements here at Georgia Tech,” head coach Bryan Shelton said. “She continues to make the most out of her opportunities. It is nice to see her rewarded for her hard work.”

McDowell, who maintains a 3.59 cumulative GPA as an Economics and International Affairs major, was named to her third straight ACC All-Academic team. She was named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine’s Academic All-District III second team earlier this summer.

Over her three seasons on the Flats, McDowell has registered 109 singles wins, which is good for third all-time in the Yellow Jacket record books and claimed the 2008 NCAA Singles title.

2009 ACC All-Academic Women’s Tennis Team

Name, School, Year, Major
**Estefania Balda , Clemson, Sr., Management
Ina Hadziselimovic, Clemson, Jr., Parks, Rec & Tourism Management
Mallory Cecil, Duke, Fr., Undeclared
*Melissa Mang, Duke, Sr., Psychology
Jessica Robinson, Duke, Sr., History
*Reka Zsilinszka, Duke, So., Undeclared
*Katie Rybakova, Florida State, So., English Education
*Ania Rynarzewska, Florida State, Sr., Communications
Noemie Scharle, Florida State, Fr., Hospitality Management
**Amanda McDowell, Georgia Tech, Jr., Economics and International Affairs
*Maggie MacKeever, Maryland, Jr., Kinesiology
Julia Cohen, Miami, So., Undeclared
*Bianca Eichkorn, Miami, Jr., International Finance
Micahela Kissell, Miami, Jr., Sports Administration
#**Laura Vallverdu, Miami, Jr., Psychology
Sophie Grabinski, North Carolina, Sr., Communication Studies
*Katrina Tsang, North Carolina, Jr., Political Science/Philosophy
*Neils Barringer, NC State, Sr., Mathematics Education
Amanda Rales, Virginia, Sr., Foreign Affairs
Martha Blakely, Virginia Tech, Fr., Chemistry
**Inga Beermann, Virginia Tech, Jr., Architecture
Sasha Kulikova, Wake Forest, Jr., Mathematical Economics

#ACC Women’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year
*Repeat All-ACC Academic Team Selection
**Three-time All-ACC Academic Team Selection

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