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Central Tennis Teams, 15 Players Win Academic Awards

Posted: Friday, August 11th, 2017 at 5:50 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Trevor Castle / Central Sports Info

Central College’s men’s and women’s tennis teams have once again landed the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team award.

Additionally, 15 student-athletes captured ITA Scholar-Athlete recognition.

The men’s squad compiled a 3.34 combined team grade point average on a 4.0 scale, while the Dutch women tallied a 3.50 GPA. To receive the team distinction, a squad’s combined GPA must be a 3.2 or above.

Among the 15 players honored were several local athletes – Tom Palmer, Colin Jones, Morgan Ernst and Lauren Kriegel of Pella, along with Samantha Thompson of Knoxville.