Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks sophomore tennis standout Todd Turner was named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District V Team, it was announced by the College of Sports Information Directors of America.
Turner, a native of Pearcy, Ark., was one of only two American Southwest Conference players to make the at-large team. The at-large team includes tennis, golf, water polo, swimming, ice hockey, fencing, rifle, lacrosse, wrestling and volleyball athletes. Turner played No. 1 singles all season and finished with a 12-4 record. Turner teamed with Bishop Bass at No. 1 doubles and posted a program-best 14-2 record. He was named Honorable Mention All-Conference in both singles and doubles following the 2013 spring season. He earned ASC Player of the Week honors once. Turner fueled Ozarks to a program-best 12-4 overall record and the team received the program’s first ever regional ranking (No. 16) from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
A biology major, Turner is a member of the ASC All-Academic Team and has been on the President’s List.
The Capital One Academic All-District V Men’s At-Large Team, formerly known as the ESPN Academic All-District Team, for the college division recognizes outstanding NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA student-athletes from across the region.
To be eligible for Academic All-District 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.