The DePaul men's and women's tennis teams and 12 student-athletes were recognized for their academic performances by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Friday morning.
DePaul Blue Demon senior student-athletes gathered at a luncheon hosted by Director of Athletics Jean Lenti Ponsetto on Friday afternoon as a kickoff to DePaul University's Commencement Weekend.
It was quite the occasion Saturday night in suburban Rosemont as Blue Demons from every sport gathered to celebrate one of the greatest seasons in the annals of DePaul athletics.
DePaul senior Filip Dzanko has been named the BIG EAST Men's Tennis Player of the Year and Sten Leusink and David Vieyra have been named to the All-BIG EAST team, the conference announced Thursday afternoon.
After serving with distinction as the Blue Demon men's tennis coach and a member of the university faculty and guiding the 1967 team to a fifth-place finish at the NCAA College Division Championship, Jim Seri is being honored with an endowed scholarship in his name for men's tennis.
The third-seeded DePaul men's tennis team fell one win shy of the NCAA Tournament, dropping the 2014 BIG EAST Championship match to No. 1 St. John's, 4-1.