CLEMSON, S.C. – Junior Marie-Alexandre Leduc was named to the 2018 All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis Team, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. It is the first-career All-ACC Academic honor for Leduc, who also has two career All-ACC honors on the court.
The Criminal Justice major and native of Saguenay, Quebec finished the 2017-18 season with a 22-12 overall record in singles, including a 13-8 mark in dual matches and a 6-6 ledger in ACC play, where she played all of her dual matches at the No. 1 singles position. Leduc’s 22 singles wins tied for the team lead in that category, while she led the Tigers with 13 dual singles victories. She also posted 10 wins over nationally-ranked opponents in 2017-18. She finished the year ranked 26th nationally in singles.
Leduc also saw success in doubles play in 2017-18, reaching the Round of 16 of the NCAA Doubles Championships and earning a final national ranking of 26th, with fellow junior Fernanda Navarro. Individually, Leduc was 20-11 overall in doubles play, 11-7 in dual matches and 6-3 in conference dual matches, with four wins over nationally-ranked doubles teams.
This is the third year in a row that the Clemson program has had at least one women’s tennis player named to the All-ACC Academic Team under Head Coach Nancy Harris, and the 11th time in the 13-year history of the award.
ABOUT THE AWARDMinimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career for undergraduate students. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.