Women's tennis honored for academic successes

Women's tennis honored for academic successes

ITA Release

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's tennis team was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, earning 2017 All-Academic Team honors for their success in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year.

The ITA All-Academic Team award is given 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 are factored into the cumulative team GPA for the current academic year, including fall 2016 and spring 2017.

Saint Leo also saw Marine Beugre-Guyot, Madeleine GauthierAnastasia Wagner, Katherine Zaatini, Maja Pindelska, and Kristyna Jurkova earn ITA Scholar Athlete honors. To earn the Scholar-Athlete nod, a student-athlete must have been a varsity letter winner, maintained at least a 3.5 GPA, and have been enrolled for at least two semesters.

The Lions join the nine other Sunshine State Conference programs in earning this award.

The ITA is the governing body of college tennis, overseeing men's and women's varsity tennis at all levels. Comprised of nearly 1,700 men's and women's coaches representing over 1,200 institutions across the country from all three NCAA Divisions, as well as the NAIA and Junior and Community Colleges, the ITA oversees activities involving over 15,000 varsity college student-athletes.

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