PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast's men's tennis team had six players earn Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete awards for 2016-17. The Bulldogs, who were MACJC/Region 23 Tournament runners-up, also earned the ITA All-Academic Team award for having a GPA of 3.20 or better.
Blake Beech (Fr, Wiggins/Stone), Reid Cudd (Fr, Wiggins/Stone), Austin Moore (Fr, Petal/Petal), Noah Rowell (Fr, Wiggins/Stone), Gage Switzer (5-6, 145, Fr., Gulfport/Gulfport) and Hieu Vuong (Fr, Pass Christian/Pass Christian) had GPAs of 3.50 or better to win individual recognition.
Nationwide, only 22 teams and 124 players earned honors in the community college ranks.
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