Fischer earns CoSIDA Academic All-District honors

Thursday, May 12, 2016
by Wes Bloomquist |

TYLER – UT Tyler senior Frankie Fischer has earned his spot on the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District™ Men's At-Large Team for his efforts as a biology major and on the tennis court.

A senior from Georgetown, Fischer has thrived at UT Tyler with a 3.88 GPA in biology and is 39-9 in doubles and 23-12 as a singles player in his career with the Patriots. Fischer transferred to UT Tyler last year and became a two-time all-conference player.

Fischer and his doubles partner, Arthur Fagundes, are 12-5 this season in first doubles and have been selected by the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee to compete in the doubles competition at the 2016 NCAA DIII Tennis Championships.

The Academic All-District™ teams include the student-athletes listed on the following pages and are divided into eight geographic districts across the United States and Canada. This is the fifth year of the expanded Academic All-America® program as CoSIDA moved from recognizing a University Division (Division I) and a College Division (all non-Division I) and has doubled the number of scholar-athletes honored. The expanded teams include NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II and NCAA Division III participants, while the College Division Academic All-America® Team combines NAIA, Canadian and two-year schools.

The Division II and III Academic All-America® program is being financially supported by the NCAA Division II and III national governance structures, to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2015-16 DII and DIII Academic All-America® teams program.

For more information about the Academic All-District™ and Academic All-America® Teams program, please visit the Academic All-America® webpage on the website.