Men's Tennis Earns ITA Academic Awards

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Mark Kovacs is one for four individuals from Purdue to be named an ITA Scholar Athlete.
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Mark Kovacs is one for four individuals from Purdue to be named an ITA Scholar Athlete.
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Aug. 1, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue men’s tennis program was one of 79 to be named an ITA All-Academic team on Wednesday. The Boilermakers have earned the honor three consecutive years and four times overall.

Purdue was one of just four Big Ten schools to earn the distinguished award. The Boilermakers were joined by Michigan State, Minnesota, and Northwestern.

Four individual Boilermakers were also named ITA Scholar Athletes. Diego Acosta, Aaron Dujovne, Mark Kovacs, and Szymon Tatarczyk were among 475 individuals honored. The Big Ten Conference had 28 individuals honored. Michigan State led the way with six while Northwestern had the second most with five. Purdue and Minnesota each had four scholar athletes while Indiana and Iowa had three apiece. Ohio State had two honorees and Michigan had one.

Dujove, Kovacs, and Tatarczyk also earned the award last year.