TEMPE, Ariz. - For the 10th consecutive year, the Harvard men's tennis team has been named an ITA All-Academic Team, as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association this afternoon.
To qualify for the ITA All-Academic Team, a program 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.
In addition, 12 individuals were named 2018 ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athletes for possessing a 3.5 or higher GPA this past academic year. Scholar-Athlete status is awarded to student-athletes who are varsity letter winners, have a GPA of at least 3.5 for the current academic year and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters.
Across men's and women's college tennis, 753 All-Academic Teams and 4,328 Scholar-Athletes earned the distinctions for 2018. Six out of eight Ivy League men's tennis programs earned ITA All-Academic honors, while the Crimson tied Columbia with the most at 12.