TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2016 Men's Tennis Academic Awards, with seven Atlantic 10 programs earning All-Academic Team awards, while 30 student-athletes were recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes.
To earn the distinction as an ITA All-Academic Team, the program has to have a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). All varsity letter winners are factored into the cumulative GPA for the current academic year.
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 two semesters.
Evan Whitney Watkins
David Alan Hager
Eli Rowe Abernethy
Zachary Dag Zapatero
University of Dayton
George Washington University*
Saint Joseph's University
Saint Louis University
Virginia Commonwealth University