Davis And Gildemeister Named NAIA Scholar-Athletes
Graham Is GPAC Player Of The Week
Nabil Sorathia, a senior from Sioux City, has been named to the first-team of the 2008 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Tennis Team.
Sorathia was named to the All-GPAC team for the fourth year in a row. He earned first-team All-GPAC honors each of the past three seasons and was a second-team selection as a freshman.
He had a 6-4 singles record this season while playing in the No. 1 flight.
Sorathia logged a 27-15 singles record during his Morningside career. He had a career mark of 27-16 in doubles competition to finish his career with 54 combined victories, second only to Mustangs’ head coach Larry Mason, who compiled 59 combined singles and doubles triumphs during a career that spanned from 1970 to 1973.
In addition to Sorathia, the Mustangs’ Matt Ford, a freshman from Rice, Minn., was named to the All-GPAC honorable mention list. Ford posted a 7-4 singles record this season while playing in the No. 4 flight.
Sorathia and Ford helped lead the Mustangs to a 6-5 dual record during the 2008 season.
Click here for the complete 2008 All-GPAC Men's Tennis Team.
Madison Davis and Laura Gildemeister have been named 2008 Daktronics/NAIA Scholar-Athletes in the sport of women’s tennis.
Davis, a junior from Sioux City, has a 3.65 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and is majoring in elementary education. She was the Mustangs’ No. 2 singles player this past season.
Gildemeister, a junior from Sioux City, has a 3.85 cumulative GPA and is majoring in business administration with an emphasis in finance and management. She was the Mustangs’ No. 1 singles player this past season.
Student-athletes must be of at least junior status and have a minimum GPA of 3.50 in order to be eligible for Daktronics/NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.
Click here for the complete list of Daktronics/NAIA Women's Tennis Scholar-Athletes.
Marisa Graham, a freshman from Sioux City, has been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women’s Tennis Player of the Week.
Graham had a 1-1 record at No. 5 singles and combined with Lynn Leonard to go 1-1 in No. 3 doubles last week when the Mustangs defeated NCAA Division II Northern State University 5-4 and lost 9-0 against NCAA II University of South Dakota.