Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks senior men's tennis player Brandon Carlson was named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America All-District Team, it was announced by the College of Sports Information Directors of America district coordinator Thursday.
Carlson, a native of Grapevine, Texas, played four seasons at Ozarks and was the team’s No. 1 singles player throughout the 2010 season. A team captain, he posted three singles wins and four doubles victories during the year. He was on the ASC All-Academic Team three seasons and has been a member of the President’s List and Dean’s List. Carlson becomes the second tennis player in as many years to receive Academic All-America. Brittany Hein was voted to the team last season.
Carlson graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in history and social science.
The Academic All-District VI Team for the college division recognizes outstanding NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA student-athletes from the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
To be eligible for Academic All-America honors, student-athletes must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for their career. Freshmen are not eligible.