TEMPE, Ariz. – 16 women’s tennis student-athletes from four Northwest Conference member institutions have been recognized as All-Academic Scholar-Athletes, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced earlier this week.
Whitworth received the most honorees with seven, while Whitman and Pacific each honored four, and Lewis & Clark one.
Among those recognized were All-NWC honorees Mary Hill and Linqi Shang of Whitman, and Avery Liening of Whitworth.
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must be a varsity letter winner, have a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale for the current academic year, and have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman through senior year).
Three women’s teams were also named All-Academic teams by the ITA. Pacific, Whitman, and Whitworth each received cumulative team grade point averages of 3.2 or above in the 2018-19 academic year to earn the 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).
To view the complete ITA release, click here.
ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athletes
Carla Thomas, Lewis & Clark
Chantelle Baclay, Pacific (Ore.)
Adrienne Powel, Pacific (Ore.)
Taylor Smallwood, Pacific (Ore.)
Johanna Wilson, Pacific (Ore.)
Annika Bauerle, Whitman
Lorin DeMuth, Whitman
Mary Hill, Whitman
Linqi Sheng, Whitman
Halle Berg, Whitworth
Grace Bethards, Whitworth
Jillian Hughes, Whitworth
Avery Liening, Whitworth
Kyndal Locati, Whitworth
Madelyn Parkey, Whitworth
Emma Jo Wiley, Whitworth
ITA All-Academic Teams