TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2017 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes with the LeTourneau University men’s and women’s tennis teams both earning team honors. Honored in all were 720 teams and 3,908 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis.
In addition to earning team honors, the LETU men had Christian Farris, Curtis Martin, Josh Mueller, Collin Patterson, and Jimmie Henson all receive Scholar-Athlete awards from the ITA. Hayley Hunter and Rachel Morisseau earned Scholar-Athlete honors to represent the YellowJacket women.
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). Factored into the cumulative team GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2016 and spring 2017) are all varsity letter winners.
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 (including freshman through senior year).
NORMAN, Okla. – Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for Divisions I, II and the NAIA have been announced by the GCAA, with LeTourneau’s Daniel Kay being named one of the recipients. A new record number of student-athletes earned All-America Scholar status including 260 in Division I, 108 in Division II and 20 in NAIA. Additionally, 46 honorees were added to the previously released Division III Srixon/Cleveland All-America Scholars. To be eligible for Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar status. The individual must be a junior or senior academically, compete in at least three full years at the collegiate level, participate in 50-percent of his team’s competitive rounds. They also need a stroke-average under 76.0 in Division I, 78.0 in Division II, 78.0 in NAIA and 79.0 in Division III, and maintain a minimum cumulative career grade-point average of 3.2. A recipient must also be of a high moral character and be in good standing at his college or university.
A business major from Mansfield, Texas, Kay is the son of Phil and Gina Kay.
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