LEBANON, Tenn.--Cumberland University men's and women's tennis earn ITA Scholar Team honors while 15 men and nine women earn ITA Scholar-Athlete awards, announced by the organization's office in July.
Within NAIA Men's Tennis, 226 NAIA Men’s student-athletes were named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and 30 men’s tennis programs were awarded the All-Academic Team distinction.
Cumberland men's tennis had 15 student-athletes earn Scholar-Athlete awards, the most of all NAIA institutions. To be named an ITA Scholar-Athlete, one must have at least a 3.5 grade point average. Vaibhav Bisht, Arturo Rivas, Sacha Colomban, Fernando Flores, Vittal Harith, Adrian Hrzic, Alexander Milosevic, Andres Padilla, Carlos Padilla, Dan Slapnik Trost, Frangil Ramirez, Hughes N'Goma, Jackson Vaughan, Jacob Schermer, and Daniel Wessels each earn the honor.
The team posted a 3.65 GPA for the 2021-22 academic year.
On the women's side, 281 NAIA Women’s student-athletes were named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and 40 women’s tennis programs were awarded the All-Academic Team distinction.
Cumberland women's tennis had seven players named Scholar-Athletes: Jessica Hernandez, Carly Earnhardt, Marcela Cordeiro, Kaede Hatano, Alexander Leisibach, Lara Zugasti, Elina Sungatullina, Ana Maria Collazos, and Ksenija Dmirovic.
The women's team was able to post a 3.54 team GPA for the academic year.