UNCG women's tennis earns academic award
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's tennis team has been named as one of ITA's All-Academic teams for the 2008-09 season.
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 eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA eligibility form and have competed in one or more varsity matches must average into the GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2008 and spring 2009).
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).
Seven Spartans earned individual awards with a 3.20 GPA or better. Courtney Akel, Valerie Behr, Lucy Dougherty, Jessica Eblen, Taylor Mattox, Sarah Templeton and Arielle VonStrolley all earned individual honors.
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