May 20, 2010
WACO, Texas -
For the second straight season, Baylor men's tennis player Dominik Mueller has earned ESPN The Magazine Academic Men's At-Large All-District VI honors, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday. Mueller is now eligible for Academic All-America honors; that team is announced in early June.
At-Large selection covers the states of Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico and includes 12 different sports. To be eligible for Academic All-America status, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20 on a 4.00 scale and have reached sophomore standing both academically and athletically.
Mueller, a senior finance major from Frankfurt, Germany with a 3.90 GPA, plays at No. 4 and 5 singles for the eighth-ranked Baylor squad. Thus far in 2009-10 he has posted a 26-6 singles record including a 23-4 mark in dual match competition. Mueller ranks No. 3 all-time on Baylor's career singles list with 120 victories. is No. 6 (.774) all-time on BU's career singles winning percentage and ranks No. 1 on BU's dual match singles career list with 96 wins. He has earned Dean's List recognition every semester, is a three-time Academic All-Big 12 selection and has been named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll every semester.
Muller is the fourth men's tennis player to be honored by CoSIDA, joining former Bears Mark Williams, Benjamin Becker and Michal Kokta. Williams earned Academic All-American honors in 2000 and 2001 while Becker was an All-District second team selection in 2004 and Kokta was a first team pick in 2006 and earned Academic All-American honors that same season.