Men’s Tennis Earns ITA Academic Awards

Posted on July 27th, 2017 by

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2017 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday. In all, 720 teams and 3,908 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored. The Gustavus men’s tennis team earned the All-Academic Team award as well as 10 Gusties earning the Scholar-Athlete award.

The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). All varsity letter winners were factored into the cumulative team GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2016 and spring 2017).

In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must meet the following criteria: 1.) be a varsity letter winner, 2.) have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year, and 3.) have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman through senior year).

The following Gusties were named ITA Scholar-Athletes:

Mohanad Alhouni (Jr., Tripoli, Libya)

Mason Bultje (Jr., Mankato, Minn.)

Yassine Derbani (Fy., Casablanca, Morocco)

Jacob Endres (Jr., Maple Grove, Minn.)

Tommy Entwistle (Jr., Sioux Falls, S.D.)

Zeke Haugen (Fy., St. Peter, Minn.)

Chase Johnson (So., Golden Valley, Minn.)

Michael O’Neil (Fy., Edina, Minn.)

Alex Senjem (So., Rochester, Minn.)

Gabe Steinwand (Jr., Moorhead, Minn.)

 

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