CONWAY, SC For the second consecutive season, Coastal Carolina University landed both its mens and womens tennis teams on the Intercollegiate Tennis Associations (ITA) All-Academic Team list, which consists of squads whose cumulative team grade point average is 3.20 or higher. Coastal was one of only 16 schools to place teams on both the mens and womens lists. Four players from both the mens and womens teams also earned ITA Scholar Athlete honors.
On the mens side, seniors Arnaud Caffin, Jean-Philip Cloutier, Nathan Forester, and Oscar Gomez all made the ITA Scholar Athlete list, consisting of student athletes with a grade point average of at least 3.50.
Caffin, who led the Chanticleers last season with a singles record of 12-4, was also named to the All-Big South team for the fourth consecutive season and earned Big South All-Academic honors for the second time. He was also named BSC Mens Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Cloutier played to a 7-8 singles and 4-5 doubles mark in 2003, and Forester earned a 6-6 doubles record. Gomez went 5-10 in both singles and doubles play.
For the women, Dana Goffin, Petra Jantti, Marie Matrka, and Stephanie Koot were named ITA Scholar-Athletes. Goffin led the team in doubles last season with a 16-2 mark and also went 11-8 in singles action. Jantti was 8-4 in singles and 11-1 in singles, and Matrka was second on the team in singles wins with a 17-3 record, as well as going 16-3 in doubles. Koot rounded out the list, contributing 13 singles wins and 12 doubles victories in 2003.