BOSTON – For the second straight season, the Suffolk women's tennis team has been recognized with the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team award. Additionally, two Rams were tabbed ITA Scholar-Athletes by the national organization.
To qualify as an ITA All-Academic Team, the student-athletes must maintain a cumulative team grade point average of 3.2 or above on a 4.0 scale, with each eligible player needing to compete in at least one varsity match. Individually, a 3.5 grade point average and varsity letter are required to be an ITA Scholar.
Suffolk posted a 3.318 grade point average in 2015-16. The Rams were one on three GNAC teams to be recognized as Johnson & Wales and Simmons also earned the nod. Across all divisions, over 700 teams and more than 4,200 student-athletes made the list. To view a complete list of individuals and institutions honored, click here.
As a whole, Suffolk's athletic department achieved a 3.2 GPA over the 2015-16 calendar year, which comprised of 210 student-athletes.