The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced that the Luther College women’s tennis team has been named a 2013 ITA All-Academic Team.
For a team to earn this honor, all eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA III eligibility roster, must have had a combined grade-point-average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The Norse have earned this award every year since 2002, a total of 12 consecutive years.
Individually, nine members of the team were also recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes. In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status, a student-athlete must be a varsity letter winner, have a grade-point-average of at least 3.50 or greater on a 4.0 scale, and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters.
The nine student-athletes who earned this award are seniors Elise Allen (Eagan, Minn, /Eastview), Katy Lindstrom (Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville North) and Annie Whiteley (Wayzata, Minn./Orono), junior Sarah Christopherson (Sioux Falls, S.D./Lincoln), sophomores Adriana DePaolis (Shorewood, Minn./Minnetonka) and Lola White-Baer (Iowa City, Iowa/West), and freshmen Molly Brown (Dellwood, Minn./Mounds Park), Olivia Heitz (Merrill, Wis.) and Hailey Johnson (Centennial, Colo./Arapahoe).
Mounds Park Academy
Sioux Falls, S.D.
Iowa City, Iowa
Arapahoe High School