CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Fighting Illini men’s tennis graduate students Nic Meister and Oliver Okonkwo have earned CSC (formerly CoSIDA) Academic All-District honors for the 2022-23 season.
To be eligible for the award, nominees must have a 3.50 GPA and completed one full calendar year at their current institution and be at least a sophomore academically and athletically. Nominees must also be a starter or important reserve to the team and participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s contests
Nic Meister – M.S. Management
Meister owned a 6-6 record at the No. 6 singles spot this season where he played almost all his matches. The Chicago native had a 22-12 overall record, led the team in wins and competed in 20 matches this season.
Oliver Okonkwo – M.S. Kinesiology
Okonkwo finished the season with a 19-12 overall record and was 5-1 in Big Ten play. He also had a 9-5 record in the No. 5 singles spot where he played the majority of his 28 matches.
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