May 21, 2009
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Sophomore Lachlan Ferguson continues to rack up postseason honors for his work on the court and in the classroom. The College Sports Information Directors of America announced the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District teams on Thursday. Ferguson earned second team honors for his 3.90 GPA and his success on the tennis court.
Indiana men's tennis coach Randy Bloemendaal said that Ferguson represents what his program is all about.
"Lachlan is our team captain and our number one player on the team," said Bloemendaal. "His leadership has been a tremendous asset to the team, on and off the court. This honor proves once again how he demands excellence in everything he sets out to achieve."
The Adelaide, Australia native is a fitness specialist major in the School of Health Physical Education and Recreation. In addition to maintaining a 3.90 grade point average, Ferguson earned All-Big Ten honors for his efforts this season. Ferguson finished the season 22-13 in singles action and 23-12 in doubles play, including a 5-5 mark in Big Ten singles action at the number one spot. The sophomore also scored five wins over ranked opponents this season, with a victory over #42 Diego Cubas of South Carolina as the most impressive. He is an Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
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