SKILLMAN, NJ (July 10, 2014) - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has announced its 2014 All-Academic Teams, with both the Rollins men’s and women’s team earning the honor. It marks the third straight All-Academic nod for the men and the eighth straight for the Tars women.
A total of 29 men’s teams and 56 women’s teams were recognized on Thursday. The Rollins women took home the Tars Athletic Communications Director’s GPA Trophy in the spring with a 3.67 combined GPA after posting a 3.54 in the fall. The men finished sixth in the spring with a 3.32 team GPA.
The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA member program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above.
On the women’s side, an impressive eight individuals were named ITA Scholar Athletes: Taylor Brown, Angela Crowley, Carli Davis, Elissa DeCampli, Shannon Etten, Ashley Loft, Johanna Olsson and Ashley Rosenberg.
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 thorough senior year).
All members of the 2014 All-Academic Teams and ITA Scholar-Athletes receive a certificate to recognize the achievement.
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