CHARLOTTESVILLE – Virginia men’s tennis player Dominic Inglot (London, England) was named the ACC Men’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive year as the conference announced the 2009 ACC All-Academic Team on Monday.
Inglot, a three-time member of the Dean’s List at Virginia, was a 2009 ITA Singles and Doubles All-American and ended the year ranked No. 15 nationally in singles. Inglot and Michael Shabaz (Fairfax, Va.) teamed to win the 2009 NCAA Doubles Championship, the first for an ACC team. An All-ACC selection, Inglot was also the MVP of the ACC Tournament.
Joining Inglot on the ACC All-Academic Men’s Tennis Team are Houston Barrick (Brentwood, Tenn.) and Sanam Singh (Chandigarh, India). Singh, a 2009 ITA Singles All-American earned ACC All-Academic honors for the second consecutive year, while Barrick, a 2009 All-ACC selection, was honored on the academic team for the first time.
The ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards were established in September 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports. Candidates for the awards must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average for their career as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.