Dunn earns first-team Academic All-District honors

Posted on: May 20th, 2010 by Joseph Vanden Acker

Lawrence University men’s tennis star Ryan Dunn has been chosen for the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 5 at-large team.

Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn

Dunn (Fond du Lac, Wis./Fond du Lac), a senior, was a first-team selection. Dunn is a biology major and has a 3.86 grade point average.

Dunn recently completed an impressive playing career for the Vikings. The No. 1 singles player for the Vikings, he compiled a career record of 57-12 and holds the Lawrence record for career wins.

A former No. 1 Midwest Conference singles champion, Dunn finished second at this year’s league championships and compiled a 20-3 record. He teamed with his brother, Jason Dunn (Fond du Lac, Wis./Fond du Lac), for a 20-3 record at No. 1 doubles.

Dunn is just as good in the classroom.

A Phi Beta Kappa, Dunn is a member of the Dean’s List and has been elected to Mortar Board, Lawrence’s senior honor society. Dunn also won the Iden Charles Champion Cup, given each year to a Lawrence athlete for excellence in athletics and academics.

Dunn also has earned the maximum of three Academic All-Midwest Conference selections.

Dunn also has given his time to the community. He has worked on Habitat for Humanity homes and spent the summer of 2008 as a hospital volunteer in Peru. Dunn also volunteers as a tutor at Appleton’s Richmond Elementary School.

Led by Dunn, Lawrence posted a 16-9 record and won the Midwest Conference North Division with a 4-0 record. Lawrence finished third at the Midwest Conference Championships.

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