Women's Tennis Racks Up ITA Academic Awards
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion women’s tennis team was honored as an Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Team on Tuesday afternoon, while Holly Hutchinson, Natalya Malenko, Louie McLelland, Victoria Olivarez and Nataliia Vlasova were named 2018 ITA Scholar-Athletes.
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 varsity letter winners were factored into the cumulative team GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2017 and spring 2018).
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must meet all of 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
3.) have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman through senior year)
In all, 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored.
For a complete list of honorees, please click here.