TEMPE, Ariz. – Four members of the Michigan Tech women's and men's tennis programs garnered 2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athlete honors, announced this week by the ITA national office.
Sandra Cvetanovic, Natalia Parra Alvarez, Nico Caviglia, and Illiya Chibirev were all recognized for their work in the classroom. In all, 735 teams and 4,328 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored.
In addition, the Tech women's team was recognized with an All-Academic Team award. 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 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).
The official ITA press release can be viewed by clicking here.