PBC Tennis Players Named ITA Scholar-Athletes
SKILLMAN, NJ – 13 Peach Belt Conference women’s tennis players and seven men’s tennis players were named ITA Scholar-Athletes by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). In addition, the Armstrong Atlantic State University and Georgia Southwestern State University women’s tennis teams received the All-Academic Team Award.
On the women’s side, four Armstrong players were named Scholar-Athlete along with four from Georgia College. Georgia Southwestern had three and Columbus State added two to round out the PBC honorees. For the men, Georgia Southwestern had three on the list while Armstrong and Georgia College each had two.
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 thorough senior year).
Georgia Southwestern and Armstrong also received the team academic award for their women's programs. 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 eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA/CA JUCO eligibility form and have competed in one or more varsity matches must average into the GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2010 and spring 2011).
Kathleen Henry, Armstrong Atlantic State
Barbora Krtickova, Armstrong Atlantic State
Alida Muller-Wehlau, Armstrong Atlantic State
Tina Ronel, Armstrong Atlantic State
Brooke Anglin, Georgia Southwestern
Mollie McGowan, Georgia Southwestern
Melinda Vansant, Georgia Southwestern
Tracy Castillo, Columbus State
Renata Paiva, Columbus State
May Johnson, Georgia College
Tracy Bain, Georgia College
Kim Lochner, Georgia College
Michelle Lingner, Georgia College
ITA Men’s Scholar-Athletes
Chris Eastwood, Georgia Southwestern
Stephen Moore, Georgia Southwestern
Matt Vansant, Georgia Southwestern
Filip Cojbasic, Columbus State
Christophe Noblet, Columbus State
Jerome Leborgne, Georgia College
Robert Angelucci, Georgia College