Genny Hickman | Posted: 3 May 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Pearce brothers named to WCC All-Academic Team

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – John Pearce and Matthew Pearce of BYU men’s tennis were named to the West Coast Conference 2016-17 All-Academic Team on Wednesday.

John, a junior from Provo, Utah, holds a 3.93 GPA as an economics major. He finished the season with a 12-8 record and 6-1 mark in conference play. John tied for second on the team in singles victories and placed second in doubles wins with 11. This is John’s second consecutive WCC All-Academic honor.

Matthew, a sophomore majoring in management strategy from Provo, Utah, earned a conference-high 3.97 GPA. He posted a 12-10 singles record and tied his brother for second on the team in singles victories. Matthew went 7-3 at No. 4 singles and finished with a 4-4 conference record.

To be considered for the all-academic team, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average and be a significant contributor to his or her team. The WCC selects an all-academic team for each WCC-sponsored sport at the conclusion of each athletic season. To read the WCC's full release, click here

2016-17 WCC Men’s Tennis All-Academic Team

Name Insitution Class GPA Major
Luke Bohuslav Loyola Marymount Senior 3.25 Finance
Miguel Diaz Pacific Senior 3.62 Health, Exercise and Sport Science Managament
Carlos Donat Portland Sophomore 3.27 Business
Felix Fan Portland Sophomore 3.61 Business
Guilherme Hadlich Pepperdine Senior 3.65 International Business
Pedro Iamachkine Pepperdine Junior 3.49 Business Administration
Woravin Kumthonkittikul San Francisco Senior 3.88 Business Finance
Josh Page San Diego Senior 3.20 Communication Studies
John Pearce Brigham Young Junior 3.93 Economics
Matthew Pearce Brigham Young Sophomore 3.97 Management Strategy
Robert Seby Santa Clara Sophomore 3.75 Biology
Alex Wallace Portland Junior 3.68 Psychology

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