MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team was recognized by the ITA on Thursday with the release of the All-Academic teams and Scholar-Athletes.
Huntingdon was named an ITA All-Academic team for the 14th time in the past 16 seasons and five Lady Hawks (seniors Josie Waddell and Heather Tabor, junior Clayton Waring and freshmen Ashley Burke and Emma Moore) were recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes.
Since 2004, Huntingdon has produced 63 ITA Scholar-Athletes. Waddell, Waring and Tabor are among 14 Lady Hawks to earn the honor at least twice. Waddell is the fourth Huntingdon player to earn the honor four times. This is the third time Waring has been recognized and the second time Tabor has been recognized.
To qualify as an ITA Scholar Athlete, a player must be a varsity letter winner, have a 3.50 GPA or higher and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters. The All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program with a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or better.
Huntingdon's previous ITA Scholar-Athletes are listed below.
2016: Octavia Pendleton, Josie Waddell, Emily Waters
2015: Octavia Pendleton, Emily Waters
2014: Arielle Barraca
2013: Arielle Barraca, Deidre Corbin, Farrah Mahan, Katie Scott, Britni Thibodeau
2012: Arielle Barraca, Taylor Clark, Christian Vick, Micaela White
2011: Katie Bryant, Jaclyn Crossman, Katie Scott, Christian Vick
2010: Jaclyn Crossman, Madison Jackson, Riley Prescott, Katie Scott, Christian Vick
2009: Jaclyn Crossman, Riley Prescott, Christian Vick
2008: Rebekah Correia, Hannah Lee Dickinson, Brandy Milstead, Riley Prescott, Amanda Thomley, Nicole Weldon
2007: Hannah Lee Dickinson, Emily Hand, Brandy Milstead, Riley Prescott, Amanda Thomley, Nicole Weldon
2006: Kristen McDonald, Brandy Milstead, Nicole Weldon
2005: Emily Dickinson, Carolyn Kinney, Amanda Thomley, Nicole Weldon
2004: Merry Copeland, Andrea Godfrey, Keri Till