(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) - The Thomas More Women's Tennis team was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) a 2018 All-Academic Team. Three members of the women's tennis team were named ITA Scholar Athletes.
According to the ITA, in order to be considered as an ITA All-Academic Team, 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 were 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). The three players from the women's tennis team who were named ITA Scholar Athlete were Sarah Fellinger, Lacey Pohlman, & Hannah Lowman.
In all, 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored.
Women's tennis starts the 2018 season on August 25 at Milikin.