Werner, Heyburn named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Teams

UMSL tennis players Louisa Werner and Harry Heyburn

Senior Louisa Werner of the University of Missouri–St. Louis women’s tennis team and junior Harry Heyburn of the men’s tennis team have both been selected to the 2014 Division II District 4 Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, recognizing the nation’s top student-athletes for their performance in the classroom and on the field.

Werner owns a 3.92 cumulative grade point average in finance and international business.

A four-time All-Great Lakes Valley Conference selection, Werner posted a 15-10 singles record in her final season, including a 9-2 mark at No. 2 and a 5-0 record in GLVC matches. She also tallied 12 victories in doubles matches, playing at No. 1.

Werner helped the Tritons to a program-best 17-7 record as UMSL earned it’s first-ever NCAA Tournament bid. The team also finished third in the GLVC Tournament.

Heyburn owns a 3.92 GPA in international business.

In singles this year, he posted a 13-5 record, including a 10-2 record at No. 2 and a 4-1 mark in GLVC matches. He also teamed with fellow junior Nils Mueggenburg to pick up eight doubles wins, playing mostly at No. 1.

Heyburn helped the Tritons to an 11-8 record and a bid to the NCAA Tournament, along with a No. 39 national ranking.

To be eligible for nomination to the Capital One Academic All-District Team, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore in academic standing with a 3.30 or higher cumulative grade point average and must be a starter or an important reserve.

The CoSIDA women’s academic at-large program recognizes athletes who participate in 13 different NCAA sports, while the men’s academic at-large program recognizes athletes who participate in 12 different NCAA sports.

Werner and Heyburn are both now eligible to be selected to the Academic All-America Team.

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