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Cougar Tennis Receives ITA Academic Honors

Jul 14, 2021

PULLMAN, Wash. - The Washington State women's tennis team has been honored with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Academic Award for its academic achievement during the 2020-21 season. Additionally, student-athletes Michaela Bayerlova, Maddie Egan, Yang Lee and Savanna Ly-Nguyen were also recognized for their academic accomplishments with the ITA Scholar-Athlete Award.

During the 2020-21 season, the Cougars earned a 3.41 team grade point average. The Cougar tennis team earned the ITA Academic Award for the 15th consecutive season. The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program that has a team grade point average of 3.20 or above. Individual ITA Scholar-Athletes must maintain a 3.50 GPA.

Bayerlova, a rising fifth-year senior from Krumbach, Germany, held a 3.77 grade point average for 2020-21 while majoring in data analytics. Egan, from Puyallup, Wash., concluded her sophomore campaign with a 3.67 GPA while studying communication.

Lee, a rising senior from Taichung, Taiwan, earned her first ITA Scholar-Athlete Award after posting a 3.58 GPA for 2020-21 as a general studies major. Ly-Nguyen, a rising senior from Brampton, Ontario, Canada, concluded her year with a 3.82 GPA with studying neuroscience.