Gaerthoeffner honored as 2009-10 Conference USA Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year
July 15, 2010
Memphis, Tenn.- University of Memphis netter Michael Gaerthoeffner has been honored as the 2009-10 Conference USA Men's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year as announced by league offices on Thursday.
The honor is awarded to the top student-athlete in each conference-sponsored sport as determined by Faculty Athletics Representatives and is based on academic achievement (GPA), athletic achievement and service.
The Rheine, Germany, native is expected to graduate this summer after only three years on campus--with a degree in International Business.
During his tenure, Gaerthoeffner has been named as a C-USA Academic Medalist each of his three seasons.
"Michael has set a great example for our student-athletes and he has become an asset to our program," head coach Paul Goebel stated. "He makes the most of each day and he is absolutely ready to take the next step in life."2009-10 SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD WINNERS:
Baseball - Rob Segedin, Tulane
Men's Basketball - Lucas Kuipers, Rice
Women's Basketball - Amanda Peterson, UAB
Men's Cross Country - John Beattie, Tulsa
Women's Cross Country - Stephanie Gammon, UAB
Football - Andre Anderson, Tulane
Men's Golf - Michael Buttacavoli, Rice
Women's Golf - Abby Bools, East Carolina
Women's Rowing - Susan Stangl, Tulsa
Men's Soccer - Kilian Poeschk, Tulsa
Women's Soccer - Danielle Blair, UAB
Softball - *Stacie Townsend, UTEP
Women's Swimming & Diving - Angela Wo, Rice
Men's Tennis - Michael Gaerthoeffner, Memphis
Women's Tennis - Rebecca Row, Tulsa
Men's Track and Field - *Philip Adam, Rice
Women's Track and Field - Nora Mehl, UAB
Volleyball - Tracey Lam, Rice
* Repeat winner