VOSCEK NAMED A-10 SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.- VCU Men's Tennis standout Michal Voscek has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference's male Scholar-Athlete of the Year. 

Voted on by the league's Directors of Athletics, the award is given to a male and a female student-athlete, based on their athletic success and academic prowess. Duquesne women's basketball star April Robinson took home female honors.

Voscek is the second VCU student-athlete to win the award, joining his former teammate Max Wennakoski who received the honor in 2012-13. He is the third men's tennis player to win the award since 1990-91.

A native of Bratislava, Slovakia, Voscek was named the 2016 Atlantic 10 Conference Most Outstanding Men's Tennis Performer and was a four-time All-Atlantic 10 selection, including First Team citations in 2015 and 2016. He compiled a 79-49 career singles mark, including a 17-7 record as a senior and was 33-16 all-time on the No. 1 singles court. He also finished with a 54-45 career doubles mark, including 13-4 in 2015-16.

Voscek finished his academic career with a perfect 4.0 GPA, majoring in Urban and Regional Planning at VCU. He was a three-time ITA Scholar Athlete Winner, was awarded the prestigious A-10 Postgraduate Scholarship and the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. He also earned VaSID Academic All-State recognition and was named to numerous Dean's List and Honor Roll citations, including the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the VCU Athletic Director's Honor Roll. Throughout his collegiate career, Voscek has been involved with SAAC and It's On Us, along with organizations such as Meet the Rams: Make a Change and Lobs & Lessons. He is planning on attending graduate school at VCU.

 
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