Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
After a stellar season on the court, senior Erik Elliott was rewarded for his performance in the classroom on Thursday.
Erik Elliott Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team
Release: Thursday 05/19/2011 

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Senior Erik Elliott of the nationally-ranked UC San Diego men's tennis team was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Men's At-Large Team for District VIII, it was announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.

A native of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Elliott led the Tritons to a perfect 20-0 dual match record during the regular season and to the No. 1 seed in the West Region. The Tritons advanced to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Division II Men's Tennis Championship, where they were defeated No. 10 Columbus State in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Elliott was the nation's 11th-ranked singles player in 2011 after posting a 17-3 record in the top spot on the ladder for UCSD. Along with partner Austin West, he had a No. 23 doubles ranking with a regular season mark of 18-2.

A Mechanical Engineering major in Warren College, Elliott maintains a 3.58 GPA. He is one of two Tritons to be named to the Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team, joing Brian Donohoe of the men's water polo team.

With the award, Elliott is now eligible for CoSIDA Academic All-America accolades, which will be voted upon by sports information directors of colleges and universities across the nation in the coming weeks.


Sunday, February 19
M Tennis at Hawaii Hilo
6 - 3 (W)
Kona, HI
Friday, February 24
M Tennis vs. Holy Names
3:00 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, February 26
M Tennis vs. Sonoma State
10:00 AM
UC San Diego
Thursday, March 02
M Tennis at Pacific Coast Doubles Championship
All Day
La Jolla
M Tennis vs. Villanova
9:00 AM
UC San Diego
Saturday, March 04
M Tennis vs. Hawaii Pacific
3:00 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, March 05
M Tennis vs. Georgetown
10:00 AM
UC San Diego
Saturday, March 11
M Tennis vs. Concordia
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, March 12
M Tennis vs. Bucknell
9:00 AM
UC San Diego
Tuesday, March 14
M Tennis vs. Western New Mexico
9:00 AM
UC San Diego
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Hall of Fame (Middle Right AD)