Aug. 3, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Two University of Maryland student-athletes earned spots on the 2009 Academic All-Atlantic Coast Conference tennis teams, the league office announced Monday.
For Nielsen, it marked his third-straight appearance on the team, while MacKeever was selected for the second time.
To be eligible for consideration, student-athletes must have an overall grade-point average of 3.0 as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.
A native of Farnum, Denmark, Nielsen posted 49 career singles victories, including a team-best 12 this past season.
MacKeever, who hails from Rockville, Md., had five singles victories and was part of nine doubles wins.
For a complete list of the Academic All-ACC men's and women's tennis teams, visit www.theacc.com.