June 9, 2009

Dwyer named Academic All-American

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Grove City College senior tennis player Jeremy Dwyer (Duncansville, Pa./Hollidaysburg) earned Men's At-Large College Division Second Team Academic All-America recognition from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and ESPN The Magazine Tuesday morning.

It is Dwyer's second career Academic All-America citation. In 2008, he earned Third Team Academic All-America.

This year, Dwyer won Presidents' Athletic Conference titles at fourth singles and third doubles. He finished his career with 52 singles wins and 39 doubles victories. His career record is 91-20 overall.

Dwyer earned Team MVP honors in 2007 and is an eight-time PAC champion. He helped the Wolverines win the conference title in each of his four seasons.

An eight-time Dean's List selection, Dwyer compiled a 3.84 cumulative grade-point average and graduated with a degree in electrical engineering. He has been named to the PAC Academic Honor Roll and has earned the College's Presidential Scholarship. Dwyer is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa leadership honorary and the Kappa Mu Epsilon math honorary.

Dwyer is the sixth Grove City student-athlete to earn multiple Academic All-America honors, joining Curt Siverling (men's basketball, 1984-85), Anne Kister (women's tennis, 1986-87-88), Meg Tilley (women's soccer, 2002-03), Megan Hulick (women's tennis, 2004-05) and Andrew Leuenberger (cross country/track and field, 2006-07).

Twenty-nine Grove City student-athletes have earned CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, including 12 since the start of the 2002-03 academic year.

The Men's At-Large program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, tennis, water polo and wrestling.

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