July 11, 2014
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Andrew Lied and Gijs Linders of the Michigan State men’s tennis team have been named Division I Men’s Scholar-Athletes, announced Thursday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status, a player must be a varsity letter winner, have at least a 3.5 GPA and have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman thorough senior year). All members of the 2014 All-Academic Teams and ITA Scholar-Athletes receive a certificate to recognize the achievement.
As team co-captain, Lied compiled a 13-15 overall singles record and 13-11 overall doubles record. Lied completed his senior year with First Team All-Big Ten and Academic All-Big Ten recognition.
Linders compiled a 12-15 overall singles record and 17-14 overall doubles record during his junior year and also earned an Academic All-Big Ten selection.