The UNC Asheville women’s tennis team was honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association yesterday for their work in the classroom.


The Bulldogs were named as an ITA All-Academic team for the sixth consecutive year. The ITA All-Academic Team award goes to a women’s tennis team that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above for the academic year.


In addition, six members of the Asheville squad earned ITA Scholar-Athlete status. To be named as an ITA Scholar-Athlete, one must maintain a GPA of 3.50 or above for the academic year.


The six Bulldogs to be named as ITA Scholar-Athletes are Zoe Hamel, Christine Boissevain, Gillian Lewis, Hunter Hall, Amryn Soldier and Caroline Sherrer.