BIRMINGHAM University of Alabama men’s tennis senior Saketh Myneni have been selected as Alabama’s nominees for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Postgraduate Scholarship which was announced by the Southeastern Conference office last Thursday. The scholarship, given annually to the league’s top male and female scholar-athletes, has been presented since 1986.
Myneni, a native of Andhra Pradesh, India, currently holds a 3.79 grade point average and is majoring in finance and economics. He’s earned both President’s List and Dean’s List honors throughout his tenure at Alabama and is a three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll. Last season, Myneni was named to the ESPN the Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV At-Large Team and has thrice been selected as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete. In addition, he is a Commerce and Business Administration Scholar-Athlete at the Capstone and a Crimson Achievement Scholar.