TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2018 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes recently. In all, 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored.
Head coach Anik Cepeda's Ephs, who finished third in the NCAA Championships, were accorded All-Academic Team honors and seven team members captured Scholar-Athlete recognition.
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).
Individual Ephs Honored:
Jr. Leah Bush
Sr. Julia Cancio
Fy. Rachel Cross
So. Chloe Henderson
Sr. Juli Raventos
So. Emily Zheng