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Published 06/25/2014
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Three W. Tennis Players Earn Academic All-ACC

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Three Miami Hurricanes women’s tennis players were named to the ACC All-Academic Team, it was announced Wednesday.

Rising senior Lina Lileikite earned the distinction for the third time in her career, rising junior Stephanie Wagner received the honor for the second time and Monique Albuquerque was named to the team for the first time.

Wagner and Lileikite are both working towards degrees in economics, and Albuquerque graduated this past spring with a degree in the same field.

Fourteen ACC schools are represented on this year’s All-ACC Academic Team, led by Miami and Clemson with three honorees apiece. Seven institutions (Florida State, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech) had two representatives, while Duke, North Carolina, NC State, Pitt and Wake Forest had one each.

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.

To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.

For more information on the women’s tennis team during the offseason, follow @HurricaneTennis on Twitter and Instagram.