10 Teams, 58 Student-Athletes Earn ITA Academic Awards

10 Teams, 58 Student-Athletes Earn ITA Academic Awards

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released the 2018 All-Academic Teams and Scholar Athletes Tuesday and 10 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference programs and 58 student-athletes were recognized.

Austin College, Colorado College, Southwestern University and Texas Lutheran University were recognized as All-Academic teams on both the men's and women's side. The Schriener University and Trinity University women were also recognized.

The Pirates made up 14 of the 58 athletes honored, while the 'Roos accounted for 13. Trinity followed with 10 scholar athletes, while Colorado College, TLU and Schreiner all had seven student-athletes recognized.

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 should be factored into the cumulative team GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2017 and spring 2018).

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).

A list of the SCAC Scholar Athletes is below.

Men:

Austin College
Travis Fortune
Joshua Granberry 
Kenneth Hardy
Siddharth Kortikere
Bryan Walmsley

Colorado College
Michael Bennett
Noah Forman
Sam Hum
Logan Pepperi

Schreiner University
Matthew Jimenez
Josh Newman
Juan Ortiz
Nick Pena 

Southwestern University
Grant Gideon
Alonso Fernandez
Tyler Norman
Alexis Dimanche
Nicholai Benko

Texas Lutheran University
Nick Roccaforte
Alex Talley
Johari Dramiga
Roel Olvera

Trinity University
Austin Crist
Clark Rivers
Lars Wiik

Click here to see the full list of 2017-18 Division III Men's ITA Scholar-Athletes.  

Women:
 
Austin College
Diana Carvajalino
Melody Duong
Brenna McCown
Georgia Moore
Chandler Morris
Grace Ortiz
Katherine Seibert
Anna Sergiovanni 
 
Colorado College
Allie Burak
Simone Hall
Annie Zlevor
 
Schreiner University
Kara Miller
Iris Montero
Lauren Stanley
 
Southwestern University
Emilie Moeller
Julie Swets
Nicole Wilson
Maranda Kahl
Anna Schneeman
Taite Drews Jones
Mary Cardone
Kate Daugherty
Mariana Quetzeri
 
Mary Phillips Hubert
Mary Eby 
 
Francesca Canjar
Ashley Debauge
Meredith Jackson
Mary Kaffen
Zoe Kaffen
Marie Lutz
Hannah Rafferty 
 
Click here to see the full list of 2017-18 Division III Women's ITA Scholar-Athletes.
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