Four Phoenix Student-Athletes Named to Horizon League All-Academic Teams

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: July 01, 2011
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Erik Finkenbrink was one of four Phoenix student-athletes honored.

GREEN BAY, Wis. ( - Four UW-Green Bay student-athletes have been named to the Horizon League Spring All-Academic squads, the league office announced this week. Men's tennis players Fabian Gogolin and Erik Finkenbrink were joined by women's tennis senior Emily Lawent and women's golf senior Ellyn Hansen in receiving the honor.

Finkenbrink and Gogolin helped the men's tennis squad to a 16-8 record this season, including a 6-1 mark in league play, and a spot in the Horizon League Tournament title game this past spring. Finkenbrink was named to the All-Horizon League Second Team and was named the Horizon League Player of the Week on March 1. He played all but one match at No. 1 singles and compiled an 11-10 record at singles. He also posted a 17-3 doubles record including a perfect 7-0 mark in league play. A business administration major, the sophomore has a cumulative grade point average of 3.854.

Gogolin, a senior business administration major, had a perfect 4.0 grade point average in the classroom. On the court for the Phoenix, Gogolin had a 15-8 record in singles and excelled against conference foes with a 6-1 mark. He played the majority of the season at No. 1 doubles, posting a 12-11 record.

Lawent, a senior majoring in Spanish education, was the recipient of the Herb Foster Award for sportsmanship and excellence on the court. Playing the entire season at both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles, Lawent also had a cumulative grade point average of 3.939.

Hansen spent the entire spring as the No. 1 golfer on the women's team for the Phoenix. She finished her career with a flourish by taking 11th place at the 2011 Horizon League Championships in Florida. A statistical mathematics major, Hansen had a cumulative grade point average of 3.717 during her illustrious career on the course and in the classroom.

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