By: Ryan Sosic '19
Complete 2018 Spring Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference Team (.pdf)
AUSTINTOWN, Ohio- Three Baldwin Wallace University Men's Tennis student-athletes have been selected to the Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference team.
In order to be selected to the Academic All-OAC team, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, maintain varsity status and have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
Junior All-OAC player Dominic Polifrone (Hudson), junior All-OAC player Matt Harris (Akron/Revere) and junior Roger Boyer (Medina/Brunswick) were three of the 41 student-athletes honored.
Polifrone, who earns his second consecutive Academic All-OAC honor, is a pre-physical therapy major who carries a 3.86 grade point average. The junior is a Dean's List student, a Jacket Scholar and a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta and Chi Alpha Sigma honor societies. He is a two-time recipient of the BW Academic Excellence Award for the highest GPA on team and was named as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar Athlete last year. This season, Polifrone was named the OAC Men's Tennis Player of the Year after compiling an overall singles record of 21-5 and an overall doubles record of 20-6. His 24-3 singles record in 2015 ranks tied for 10th all-time for wins in a season and his 24 double wins in 2015 ranks fifth all-time for doubles wins in a season.
Harris, earning his second career Academic All-OAC accolade, is a marketing and film studies double major who carries a 3.78 GPA. He is a Dean's List student, a Jacket Scholar, a member of the Alpha Lambda, Dayton C. Miller and Chi Alpha Sigma honoraries and an ITA Scholar Athlete. In the 2017-2018 season, the junior tallied a 14-9 singles record, including a 12-5 mark at second singles. In doubles action, he registered a 19-6 overall record, with 16 of those wins coming at first doubles. His 56 career doubles victories has him tied for 23rd all-time in program history.
Boyer, who garners his first career Academic All-OAC honor, is a sport management and business administration double major who carries a 3.50 GPA. He is a Dean's List student, a Jacket Scholar, a member of the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society and an ITA Scholar Athlete. During this season, the junior won a career-high 11 single matches and posted a 14-7 record in doubles action, including an 11-6 slate at third doubles.
May 16, 2018 Polifrone Headlines Men's Tennis All-OAC Selections
April 21, 2018 Men’s Tennis Wins Twice at Lindner
April 20, 2018 Men’s Tennis Aces Muskingum for 9-0 Shutout
April 17, 2018 Men’s Tennis Shuts Out Heidelberg for Season’s First OAC Win
April 11, 2018 Men’s Tennis Falls to Ohio Northern in OAC Action
April 7, 2018 Men’s Tennis Drops Rescheduled OAC Match to John Carroll
March 30, 2018 Men’s Tennis Drops First OAC Match in Return to Action
March 7, 2018 Men’s Tennis Finishes Spring Break Trip with a Win
March 5, 2018 Men’s Tennis Suffers Season’s First Loss to Lynchburg
March 4, 2018 Men’s Tennis Repeats Shutout of Defiance
February 24, 2018 Singles Play Propels Men’s Tennis to Sixth Straight Non-Conference Win
February 17, 2018 Men's Tennis Sweeps Defiance
February 10, 2018 Men’s Tennis Opens Spring Schedule with Non-Conference Win
October 1, 2017 Men’s Tennis Finishes Fall Schedule at ITA Championships
September 23, 2017 Men’s Tennis Sweeps Westminster (Pa.)
September 21, 2017 Men's Tennis Defeats Grove City
September 17, 2017 Men's Tennis Competes at Oberlin Invite
September 14, 2017 Men's Tennis Wins Season, Home Opener
September 14, 2017 New Look Lineup to Lead Men's Tennis in 2017-18