ASU Women's Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team

Aug. 17, 2009

The Arizona State University women's tennis team has been named an ITA All-Academic Team, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced. To be named an ITA All-Academic Team, the team's cumulative GPA must be an average of 3.2 or above. Additionally, four athletes were named ITA Scholar Athletes. To qualify as an ITA Scholar Athlete, an athlete must be a varsity letter winner, have a GPA above 3.5 and be enrolled at the present school for at least two semesters.

Two-time All-American Kelcy McKenna earned her second ITA Scholar Athlete honor of her career. McKenna, an elementary education major, earned All-American accolades in both singles and doubles this past season and was named to the Pac-10 First-Team All-Academic team.

Another Sun Devil All-American, Micaela Hein, was also named an ITA Scholar Athlete. Like McKenna, the communications major is also a two-time honoree. Hein earned All-American honors in doubles this past season and was named a Second-Team Pac-10 All-Academic selection.

Amanda Martin and Sianna Simmons were also named to ITA Scholar Athletes. Simmons, a global studies major, had a successful debut season with the Sun Devils. She earned a 22-18 singles record and was a consistent starter early on in the season. Martin was named an ITA Scholar Athlete for the second time of her career. The Tempe native is a member of ASU's prestigious Barrett Honors College and a sociology major.

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