TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –– The Alabama men’s tennis team had four student-athletes named to the College Sports Communicators’ Academic All-District Team, the organization announced Tuesday. Sophomores Enzo Aguiard, Zach Foster, Filip Planinsek and German Samofalov made their Academic All-District debut in their first year eligible for the honor.
To be nominated for the CSC Academic All-District Team, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA and must be at least a sophomore academically and athletically.
Alabama CSC Academic All-District Honorees
- Enzo Aguiard, Zach Foster, Filip Planinsek and German Samofalov made their first career appearances on the CSC Academic All-District Team
- All four student-athletes hold above a 3.75 GPA as German Samofalov paces the group with a 3.96 GPA in communications studies
- Both Zach Foster and Filip Planinsek are working towards a degree in finance as Foster has maintained a 3.89 GPA and Planinsek a 3.77
- Enzo Aguiard rounds out the group with a 3.84 GPA in psychology
- On the court, Planinsek and Aguiard hold a national ranking of No. 89 in doubles, while Planinsek concluded conference play ranked No. 85 in singles
- Planinsek has played primarily at No. 1 in both singles and doubles throughout the season, as his efforts with the Tide earned him his second consecutive Second Team All-SEC nod
- Aguiard has played at No. 2 in the singles lineup and has split the year in the top two spots in doubles
- Additionally, Aguiard won the ITA Southern Regional Singles Championship in the fall and shares a team-leading 14 dual match singles wins with Planinsek
- Samofalov holds a team-leading 17 doubles victories in addition to winning 12 singles matches
- Foster has won 12 singles and 12 doubles matches throughout the year
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