Women’s Tennis Earns ITA Academic Awards

Posted on August 1st, 2017 by

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2017 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes last week. In all, 720 teams and 3,908 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored. The Gustavus women’s tennis team earned the All-Academic Team award as well as four 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:

Katie Aney (Jr., Rochester, Minn.)

Briana Hartman (So., Owatonna, Minn.)

Michaela Schulz (Sr., Elk River, Minn.)

Taylor Shortly (Jr., Lindstrom, Minn.)


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