Women's Tennis Earns ITA All-Academic Team Honors
STATESBORO, Ga. – Georgia Southern Women’s Tennis was recently named as an ITA All-Academic Team by excelling in the classroom. Additionally, seven Eagles picked up ITA Scholar Athlete honors for the 2011-12 campaign.
“It is a great honor to earn All-Academic Team honors this year,” said Head Coach Amy Bonner. “Our team worked very hard both on the court and in the classroom. I’m very proud of the team’s work this season to earn these honors.”
Seven Eagles were picked up ITA Scholar Athlete honors, including: Alessandra Dzuba (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), Alexandra Langmo (Boca Raton, Fla.), Mary Prickett (Charleston, S.C.), Natalie Maffett (Rome, Ga.), Paola Garrido (Vigo, Spain), Sara Kitchen (Kennesaw, Ga.) and Sydney Brown (Johns Creek, Ga.). To earn Scholar Athlete status, athletes must earn a varsity letter, have a GPA of 3.50 or higher, have been enrolled at their current school for more than two semesters.
The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or higher. All eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA eligibility form and have competed in one or more varsity matches must average into the team GPA. The team GPA includes both the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 semesters.
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- Category: Women's Tennis
- Published on Thursday, 19 July 2012 07:53