Elliott and Bukhalo Named Academic All-Patriot League

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Senior Zack Elliott and junior Michael Bukhalo were named to the Academic All-Patriot League, announced Monday morning by the league office.

The Lehigh men’s tennis duo are two of the six student-athletes from the Patriot League to be named to the distinguished list. To be eligible for the Academic All-League teams, a student-athlete must have at least a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 and be a key starter or player in their respective sports. First-years or students in their first academic year are not eligible for the honor.

Elliott is a computer science and business major who earned a 3.61 cumulative GPA. The senior captain was named to the Academic All-Patriot League last year, has been named to the Patriot League Honor Roll twice and has been named to the Dean’s List five times throughout his academic career at Lehigh.

In his final season at Lehigh, Elliott finished with a team and career-high 13 singles wins. He went undefeated in league play, finishing 6-0 against Patriot League opponents and was named first team All-Patriot League for the second time in his career last week.

Bukhalo is a business information systems major with a cumulative GPA of 3.93. He was named to the Patriot League honor roll once and has been named to the Dean’s List five times in his academic career.

Playing at the No 5/6 spot, Bukhalo finished with nine singles wins this season and went 6-1 against Patriot League opponents. In doubles, the junior ended the season with eight wins, five of which were in league play.

Scholar Athlete of the Year: Derrick Thompson, Navy, Sr.

Academic All Patriot League Team
Michael Owen, Bucknell, Jr.
Zack Elliott, Lehigh, Sr.
Michael Bukhalo, Lehigh, Jr.
Edik Pribitkin, Loyola Maryland, Sr.
Matt Cardano, Loyola Maryland, So.
Derrick Thompson, Navy, Sr.

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