so University of Minnesota junior tennis player Harsh Mankad and sophomore swimmer Brian Gettelfinger and have been named to the 2002 Verizon/CoSIDA District V All-Academic Men's At-Large Team.
Gettelfinger, a native of Jeffersonville, Ind., maintained a GPA of 3.84 with a major in chemical engineering. A member of the 2002 Academic All-Big Ten Team, Gettelfinger earned honorable mention All- America honors after finishing ninth as a member of Minnesota's 200 freestyle relay team at the 2002 NCAA Championships. He also placed eighth in the 50 freestyle at Big Tens, in addition to competing as a member of the second-place 200 freestyle relay team.
Mankad, the 2002 Big Ten Player of the Year, has maintained a GPA of 3.71 in his major of economics. A native of Mumbai, India, Mankad is currently the fourth-ranked singles player in the nation with a 24-4 overall record and an 8-0 mark in the Big Ten. Set to compete for the second consecutive season in singles and doubles at the NCAA Championships, Mankad's list of credentials is extensive. He is a three-time U of M scholar-athlete, the 2001 and 2002 Big Ten Sportsman of the Year, the 2000 Big Ten Freshman of the Year, a three-time All- Big Ten selection, a member of the Academic All-Big Ten Team, an Arthur Ashe Junior Sports Scholar, a member of India's Davis Cup team and the winner of the 2001 ITA Indoor Championship.
2002 Verizon All-District V University Division Men's At-Large Team
Brian Berggren (Sr.), Wisconsin-Green Bay, Golf, 3.62 (Art)
Brian Gettelfinger (So.), Minnesota, Swimming, 3.84 (Chemical Engineering)
David Inman (Sr.), Notre Dame, Hockey,3.524 (Finance)
John Lockhart (Sr.), Illinois, Wrestling, 3.51 (Kinesiology)
Harsh Mankad (Jr.), Minnesota, Tennis, 3.71 (Economics)
Scott Owen (Sr.), Northern Illinois, Wrestling, 3.61 (Biological Sciences)
Steve Ratay (Sr.), Notre Dame, Golf, 3.82 (Computer Science)
Andrew Seni (Sr.), Ball State, Tennis, 3.87 (Business)
Dan Swan (Sr.), Purdue, Tennis, 3.99 (Management)
Tim Weidner (Sr.), Valparaiso, Swimming, 3.80 (Civil Engineering)
Dan Witt (Sr.), Ball State, Golf, 4.00 (Marketing)