Mitchell Leff

Men's Tennis

Maros Januvka Named to Philadelphia Inquirer Men's Tennis Academic All-Area Team

PHILADELPHIA – Temple junior Maros Januvka has been named to the 2015 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Men's Tennis Team. Januvka is one of six student-athletes selected to the team, which is voted on by the sports information offices of the 29 area institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area. In order to be eligible for Academic All-Area, an athlete must be in at least his second year at the institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or better.

Januvka, a native of Kosice, Slovakia, boasts a 3.83 grade-point average as a risk management and insurance major. In 2015, he posted an 8-1 singles record at the No. 5 and 6 spots, as well as a 12-5 doubles record. Both records were career bests for Januvka, who will graduate in the fall of 2015. At Temple's annual Breakfast of Champions in early May, he was recognized as one of the Trustee Ten for having one of the 10 highest GPA's among Temple student-athletes. He has twice been named to the President's Honor Roll, and was the recipent of the Owl Club Academic Award for men's tennis.

Saint Josephs' Kyle Chalmers earned Men's Tennis Performer of the Year honors. Chalmers, a native of Tempe, Ariz., played his singles matches between the second and third flights, and was active at the first doubles flights. He finished the year with a 16-11 singles record that included a 4-1 mark at No. 2 and an 8-5 record at No. 3. In doubles play, he reached 10 wins on the season, including six at the first flight.
An economics major, Chalmers was recently named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team, in addition to earning A-10 All-Academic honors. He earned a spot on the conference Commissioner's Honor Roll and the SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll with a 4.0 last fall, and in May was inducted into The Phi Beta Kappa Society.
Chalmers is joined on the 2015 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Men's Tennis team by teammate Andres Urrea, Haverford's Luis Acaba, Januvka, Harrison Lands of Swarthmore, and Drexel's Badr Ouabdelmoumen. Ouabdelmoumen earns a spot on the team for the third-straight year.
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