MAC Names Academic All-MAC Women's Tennis Team

Updated 5/7/2009

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

Topping the list were two student-athletes who garnered their third consecutive honor - Stefanie Menoff of Bowling Green and Kerstin Pahl of Western Michigan.

League champion Western Michigan also placed Amanda Moccia on the team. Bowling Green led the way with three selections as Kelsey Jakupcin, a repeat from the 2008 squad, and Christine Chiricosta were honored. Completing the squad are Buffalo’s Denise Harijanto, also a 2008 selections, and Toledo’s Jennifer Belsky.

Chiricosta, Jakupcin, Harijanto and Pahl were also All-Conference athletic selections this year in voting by league head coaches.

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

2009 Academic All-MAC Women’s Tennis Team

Name, School, Cl., Major, GPA, Hometown

Christine Chiricosta, Bowling Green, So., Adolescent/young adult/secondary education, 4.00, Avon Lake, Ohio

#Kelsey Jakupcin, Bowling Green, Sr., Communication disorders, 3.78, Dublin, Ohio

**Stefanie Menoff, Bowling Green ,Sr., Early childhood education, 3.93, Naperville, Ill.

#Denise Harijanto, Buffalo, Jr., Management, 3.67, Jakarta, Indonesia

Jennifer Belsky, Toledo, Sr.,Pre-Med/Biology and Organic Chemistry, 3.70, Cincinnati, Ohio

**Kerstin Pahl, Western Michigan, Sr., Management, 3.75, Kiel, Germany

Amanda Moccia, Western Michigan, So., Biomedical Sciences, 3.85, Livonia, Mich.


** indicates and 2007 and 2008 academic selection

# indicates a 2008 academic selection