12 SSC Teams, 75 Student-Athletes Receive ITA Academic Honors
SKILLMAN, N.J. (Men’s and Women’s Tennis) – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2013 ITA All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday. The Sunshine State Conference represented 12 ITA All-Academic Teams, including seven women’s and five men’s squads. Additionally, 75 SSC student-athletes were recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes.
From the women’s side it was Barry, Florida Tech, Florida Southern, Lynn, Nova Southeastern, Rollins and Saint Leo earning the ITA All-Academic Team award. Barry, Florida Southern, Lynn, Rollins and Saint Leo were also recognized among the men’s teams.
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.
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a student-athlete must meet three criteria, including: be a varsity letter winner; have a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.00 scale during the current academic year; have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters.
Following is a list of 75 SSC student-athletes named ITA Scholar-Athletes.
Florida Tech Men
Florida Tech Women
Florida Southern Men
Florida Southern Women
Nova Southeastern Women
Saint Leo Men
Saint Leo Women