Women's Tennis Named All-Academic Team, Entire Team Named Scholar-Athlete
TEMPE, Ariz. — The University of New Mexico women’s tennis was on of 244 women’s tennis programs to be awarded All-Academic Team distinction. Additionally, the entire team of all eight players were named ITA Scholar-Athletes. Overall 1,430 across Division I were so honored.
The entire 2019-20 roster was named to ITA Scholar-Athletes. Yue-Lin “Polly” Chen, Hsaing-Wen “Albie” Huang, Myu Kageyama, Sara Kuuttila-Webbert, Alisia Manolescu, Natasha Munday, Bronte Murgett and Danielle Quevedo were all named to the scholar-athlete team. The women’s tennis team turned in a 3.99 GPA in the spring, the third-highest GPA in the athletic departments’ history.
The eight honorees in the most for the program since the honors began in 2000. The previous high was in 2008 and 2014 when the team had seven.
To be named an ITA Scholar-Athlete, one must meet the following requirements:
- have a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year
- be listed on the institutional eligibility form
To be named an ITA All-Academic Team, programs must meet the following requirements:
- have a team grade point average of 3.2 or above (on a 4.00 scale),
- all student-athletes included should be listed on the institutional eligibility form, and
- all varsity letter winners should be factored into the cumulative team GPA for the current academic year