|Lewis' Zsofia Lanstiak selected to Capital One Academic All-District 4 At-Large First Team
Published: May 18, 2012.
Lewis University women's tennis player Zsofia Lanstiak (Budapest, Hungary/Karinthy Frigyes Gimnazium) has been selected to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District ® 4 Women’s At-Large First Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The Academic All-District ® honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first, second and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
"I am so proud of Zsofi," Lewis head women's tennis coach Brett Bridel said. "She truly exemplifies what it means to be a student-athlete.
"To be able to perform at such a high level in both the classroom and the tennis court is truly a remarkable accomplishment."
Lanstiak, a sophomore psychology major, owns a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.77. She played a key role in helping the Flyers win the Great Lakes Valley Conference championship and advance to the NCAA Division II 'Sweet 16' with a singles record of 36-2 and a combined doubles mark of 36-3.
For her efforts, Lanstiak was named both the GLVC Player of the Year and selected as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Midwest Region 'Player To Watch'. As of May 2nd, Lanstiak was ranked 25th in the country for singles play.
Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.