Morgus, Pietrak Named To Academic All-Patriot League Team

May 5, 2014

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Two Loyola University Maryland sophomore tennis players were named to their respective Academic All-Patriot League teams on Monday as recognition for their academic and athletic achievements.

Haleigh Morgus was one of seven players in the League to receive the honor on the women's side, while Connor Pietrak was one of six League student-athletes on the men's list.

Morgus, who has a 3.98 grade point average as a communications major with an emphasis in digital media and journalism, went 19-7 at No. 2 singles this season for the Greyhounds, logging a 5-5 record in Patriot League action. She also posted 15 wins in doubles action, tying for the team lead in pairs competition.

Pietrak, an international business major with a 3.69 grade point average, moved up to the No. 1 spot in the Greyhounds order of competition this year and won 11 singles matches while winning team Most Valuable Player honors. He also was victories in 12 doubles outings and was the winner of the `A' Flight Singles bracket at the Mount St. Mary's Fall Invitational.

To be eligible for the Academic All-Patriot League Team, a student-athlete with sophomore, junior or senior standing must have at least a 3.2 grade point average. Nominees are taken from each Patriot League school and winners are determined by voting. Additional student-athletes will be honored next month on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.