Genny Hickman | Posted: 5 May 2016 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Pearce named to WCC All-Academic Team

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PROVO, UT – BYU's John Pearce, a sophomore on the men's tennis team, was named to the West Coast Conference 2015-16 Men's Tennis All-Academic Team on Thursday. 

Pearce, from Provo, Utah, boasts a conference-high 3.96 GPA as an economics major. He finished the season with a 12-8 singles record, playing mostly at the No. 4 slot, and posted a 14-6 doubles record to help the Cougars to a second place regular season WCC finish. 

At the end of each season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport. A student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average while also being a significant contributor to his team to be considered.

2015-16 WCC Men's Tennis All-Academic Team

Name Insitution Class GPA Major
Daniel Alameh Pacific Senior 3.61 Business Administration-Finance
Luke Bohuslav Loyola Marymount Junior 3.29 Finance
Guilherme Hadlich Pepperdine Junior 3.61 Pre-International Business
Pedro Iamachkine Pepperdine Sophomore 3.47 Pre-Business Administration
Woravin Kumthonkittikul San Francisco Junior 3.84 Finance
James Markiewicz Saint Mary's Senior 3.31 Business Administration
Lautaro Pane Pepperdine Sophomore 3.33 Economics
John Pearce Brigham Young Sophomore 3.96 Economics
Hayden Smith Gonzaga Senior 3.21 Accounting
Vincente Varas Gonzaga Senior 3.63 Civil Engineering
Sam Verbeek Pacific Senior 3.94 Health and Exercise Science
Alex Wallace Portland Sophomore 3.67 Psychology

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