Dusty Boyer was one of six second-year Huskers to earn academic All-Big Ten honors.
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Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln - Eight members of the Nebraska men's tennis team claimed academic All-Big Ten honors when the conference office anounced its annual spring at-large awards on Wednesday, May 28. 

Nebraska's eight award winners were headlined by sophomore Dusty Boyer. The Ham Lake, Minn., native earned his first academic All-Big Ten award, after claiming first-team All-Big Ten honors on the court earlier this spring. The communication studies major played at the No. 1 position in singles throughout the spring and tied for fifth in school history with 25 victories on the year.

Boyer led a group of six second-year Huskers to earn academic all-conference awards. Sophomore Scott Elsass from Eden Prairie, Minn., and a frequent doubles partner of Boyer's, earned his first academic All-Big Ten award as a finance major.

Marc Herrmann, a sophomore from Rohrbach, Germany who finished the season with 20 singles wins and 22 doubles victories while playing primarily out of the No. 2 spots in the Husker lineup, added his first academic All-Big Ten honor as a business administration major. Andrew Dzulynsky, a criminology and criminal justice major from Miramar, Fla., and Bradford Zitsch, an agronomy major from Columbia, Mo., both claimed the first academic All-Big Ten awards of their careers in their second seasons at NU. 

Chris Schindler, a redshirt freshman from Hanau, Germany, was the sixth Husker in his second season in Lincoln to earn academic All-Big Ten honors, while majoring in business administration/economics. 

Senior and Lincoln native Brandon Videtich completed his Husker career with his second consecutive academic All-Big Ten award. Videtich earned his undergraduate degree from Nebraska in May after majoring in business administration.

Sebastian Florczyk joined Videtich as a two-time academic All-Big Ten selection. Florczyk sat out his fourth season at Nebraska while battling an injury. The accounting/business administration major from Friedrichsdorf, Germany, hopes to return to the Husker lineup healthy in 2014-15. 

Academic All-Big Ten 

  • Dusty Boyer, So., Ham Lake, Minn. (Communication Studies)
  • Andrew Dzulynsky, So., Miramar, Fla. (Criminology & Criminal Justice)
  • Scott Elsass, So., Eden Prairie, Minn. (Finance)
  • Sebastian Florczyk, Sr., Friedrichsdorf, Germany (Accounting/Business Administration)
  • Marc Herrmann, So., Rohrbach, Germany (Business Administration)
  • Chris Schindler, RFr., Hanau, Germany (Business Administration/Economics)
  • Brandon Videtich, Sr., Lincoln, Neb. (Business Administration)
  • Bradford Zitsch, So., Columbia, Mo. (Agronomy)                                


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