Tempe, AZ – Fourteen Austin Peay State University (APSU) tennis student-athletes were recognized for the academic accomplishments as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar-Athlete.
In addition, both the Governors men and women’s tennis programs were listed on the ITA All-Academic Team listing.
For the third year in a row, both the men and women’s programs earned ITA All-Academic Team honors.
All eight members of the men’s team—Oliver Andersson, Anton Damberg, Christian Edison, Timo Kiesslich, Jacob Lorino, Almantas Ozelis, Hunter Sanders and Chad Woodham—reached the 3.50 GPA threshold necessary to earn inclusion for the individual honors.
On the women’s side, six Govs—Helena Kuppig, Danielle Morris, Honoka Nakanishi, Fabienne Schmidt, Claudia Yanes Garcia and Lidia Yanes Garcia—hit the necessary GPA, in addition to winning Ohio Valley Conference regular season and tournament titles.
The ITA All-Academic Team award is presented to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade-point average of 3.20 or above for the preceding academic year. ITA Scholar-Athlete status is conferred upon those student-athletes that are a varsity letter winner that earns at least a 3.50 grade-point average for the academic year.