ITA Recognizes 11 Goucher Players for Academics
Honorees Must Achieve GPA of 3.50 or Higher During Academic Year
December 18, 2008
SKILLMAN, N.J. – In recognition of their academic accomplishments, 11 tennis players from Goucher have been designated 2008 ITA Scholar-Athletes by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, the governing body of collegiate tennis.
To be named an ITA Scholar-Athlete, a student-athlete must meet the following criteria: 1.) be a varsity letterwinner, 2.) achieve a GPA of 3.50 or higher during the academic year, and 3.) have been enrolled at his/her present school for at least two semesters.
From Goucher's men's tennis program, Chris Covey (Exeter, N.H./Exeter), Andrew Gerst (Newton, Mass./Newton North), Jeff McLeod (Emmaus, Pa./Emmaus), Amit Rosenberg (Bellevue, Wash./International School) and Billie Weiss (Lutherville, Md./Dulaney) were named 2008 ITA Scholar-Athletes.
The following six members of Goucher's women's tennis team earned the ITA Scholar-Athlete designation following the 2007-08 season: Mouna Attarha (Piedmont, Calif./Piedmont), Dana Clark (Oxford, Mich./Sacred Heart), Hilary Fast (Wilton, Maine/Mt. Blue), Kim McPhail (Seattle Wash./Roosevelt), Joan Pulupa (Gaihersburg, Md./Richard Montgomery) and Katie Shaw (Albuquerque, N.M./Bosque School).
In addition to the 11 individuals who were recognized, both of Goucher's tennis programs qualified to be 2008 ITA All-Academic Teams, an honor which goes to any program on which the combined cumulative GPA of every eligible student-athlete is 3.20 or above.