Tempe, Ariz. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2018 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday, July 24th. In all, 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored.
The Farmingdale State women's tennis program claimed All-Academic team honors, while freshmen Summer Baranello (Farmingdale, N.Y.) and Cameren Jackson (Copiague, N.Y.), along with sophomore Madeline Berger (East Meadow, N.Y.), were named 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 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 through senior year).