STANFORD, Calif.- Cardinal standout Patrick McEnroe has been announced as one of six former student-athletes selected as recipients of the prestigious NCAA Silver Anniversary Award.
The Silver Anniversary Award annually recognizes distinguished individuals on the 25th anniversary of the conclusion of their collegiate athletics careers.
Joining McEnroe as this year's recipients are Bob Cottingham, Dylann Duncan Ceriani, Yolanda `Gail' Devers, Chad Hennings and Keith Jackson.
The NCAA will recognize the honorees at the Honors Celebration on Jan. 18, 2013, during the NCAA Convention in Grapevine, Texas.
A political science major, McEnroe (1985-88) was a three-time All-American (1986-88) and member of two NCAA championship teams (1986, 1988) during his career on The Farm. In addition to compiling a career singles record in duals of 67-22, McEnroe was also the recipient of the United States Tennis Association's Col. James H. Bishop Award, given to a student-athlete exemplifying high standards of character, sportsmanship, appearance and amateurism.
McEnroe's 11 years as a professional tennis player included a world-ranking of No. 3 in 1993, to go along with 16 doubles titles and one singles crown. He won the 1989 French Open Masters Cup doubles championships with partner Jim Grabb.
McEnroe's commitment to the USTA spans many areas. He currently works as the USTA Director of Development and has served on the USTA Board of Directors, USTA Elite Player Development program and USTA High Performance Program. He has chaired the USTA Tennis and Education Foundation and served as president of USTA Serves, the charitable and philanthropic arm of the association.