WUSTL Lands Three on Capital One Academic All-District Team
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St. Louis, Mo., May 19, 2011 – Washington University in St. Louis had three student-athletes named to the 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-District VII At-Large Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Senior Isaac Stein of the men’s tennis team earned first-team honors for the third-consecutive season, while teammate and classmate Max Woods and sophomore Melanie Walsh of the women’s golf team picked up second team accolades.
Stein is 16-11 this season in singles and 18-8 in doubles for a combined overall record of 34-19, while Woods has an overall record of 36-18 (18-10, singles; 18-8, doubles). Stein is ranked No. 12 in singles in NCAA Division III and Woods is No. 30. The Bears’ No. 1 doubles team and 19th-ranked team in Division III, Stein and Woods have a 15-7 overall mark in dual matches.
Stein and Woods will represent Washington University in the 32-man NCAA Division III singles draw on May 27-29 in Claremont, Calif., while they are also one of 16 doubles teams selected. Stein earned All-America accolades a year ago in singles after falling in the round of 16, while Stein and Woods earned All-America honors in doubles last year after dropping their round of 16 match.
Stein has a 3.91 grade point average and will graduate on Friday with a degree in Biology, while Woods has a 3.77 GPA and will graduate with a degree in mathematics.
Walsh saw action in all 11 tournaments for the Bears, and was fifth on the team and 175th in NCAA Division III with an 86.79 scoring average. She placed 97th at the NCAA Division III Championship with a three-day score of 291 (107-90-94), and helped lead the Bears to an eighth place team finish.
Walsh placed second at Illinois College Invitational (9/4-9/5) after firing a 78 on day one and season-low 77 on day two, and tied for fourth at the Millikin University Spring Classic (4/15) with an 83. The NCAA Division III Elite 88 award winner, Walsh has a 4.0 grade point average while majoring in English.
To be eligible for nomination to the Capital One Academic All-District Team, nominees must own a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or better. Stein is now eligible for selection to the Academic All-America Team, which will be announced on June 7. He was a third-team Academic All-American selection in 2008-09 and a first-team selection in 2009-10.