Slavonic Honored
Doug Slavonic
Doug Slavonic

Posted Nov 26, 2008

West Virginia University senior defensive lineman Doug Slavonic has been named a second team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American.

The Pittsburgh, Pa., native, is currently enrolled in graduate school pursuing a master’s degree in business administration. He completed his bachelor’s degree in finance last year, boasting a 3.70 grade point average.

On the field, he has played in 10 games and started seven as a senior this season. He has 24 tackles, 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup. Slavonic posted a season-high four tackles three times, against Marshall, Syracuse and Auburn and had a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery (all on the same play) against the Thundering Herd. He also assisted on a sack against Syracuse, had a sack against Villanova and had a pass breakup at Connecticut.

Since 2002, the Mountaineers have had six ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American selections, including including Jeff Berk (OL, 2004), Jay Henry (2005 and 2006), Dan Mozes (2006) and Reed Williams (2007). Since 1952, WVU has had 21 players earn Academic All-America distinction.

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