MAC Announces Academic All-MAC Women's Tennis Team

Updated 5/8/2008


Cleveland -- The Academic All-MAC Women’s tennis team as voted by league Faculty Athletic Representatives was announced today with eight student-athletes named.

Leading the way with three selections was league regular season champion Western Michigan as Kerstin Pahl, Priyanka Parekh and Noriko Saruta were honored.

Bowling Green had two selections as Kelsey Jakupcin and Stefanie Menoff were honored. MAC Tournament champion Buffalo was represented by Denise Harijanto.

Rounding out the squad are Vanessa Frankowski of Eastern Michigan and Jennifer Pollack of Ball State.

Pollack, Menoff, Pahl and Parekh were honored as academic all-conference selections for the second consecutive year.

This year’s academic honorees who were also selected All-MAC are Pollack (BSU), Jakupcin (BG), Harijanto (UB), Frankowski (EMU), and Pahl, Parekh and Saruta from WMU.

Nominees must have a minimum 3.20 cumulative grade point average to be eligible for the team.

2008 Academic All-MAC Women’s Tennis Team

Name, School Cl. Major GPA Hometown

#Jennifer Pollack, Ball State, Sr., Advertising, 3.97, Memphis, Tenn.

Kelsey Jakupcin, Bowling Green, Jr., Communication Disorders, 3.69, Dublin, Ohio

#Stefanie Menoff, Bowling Green, Jr., Early Childhood Education, 3.92, Naperville, Ill.

Denise Harijanto, Buffalo, So., Management, 3.81, Jakarta, Indonesia

Vanessa Frankowski, E. Michigan Sr. International Business 3.83 Stuttgart, Germany

#Kerstin Pahl, Western Michigan, Jr., Management, 3.68, Kiel, Germany

Noriko Saruta, Western Michigan, Sr., Exercise Science, 3.64, Yamaguchi-ken, Japan

#Priyanka Parekh, Western Michigan, Sr., Computer Information System, 3.49, Kolkatta, India

# 2007 Academic All-MAC