Trinity Women's Tennis Players And Team Receive Academic And Sportsmanship Accolades
Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College women's tennis senior captain Kelsey Semrod (Princeton, N.J.) and sophomores Caroline Gagne (Excelsior, Minn.) and Elizabeth Gerber (Bronxvile, N.Y.) were all selected as 2011-12 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar Athletes, while the Bantam women's tennis squad received ITA All-Academic status for the 2011-12 campaign. Semrod also joined sophomore Senzo Mauve-Maphisa (Bulawayo, Zimbabwe) on the 2012 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Spring All-Academic Team for maintaining a 3.35 cumulative g.p.a. In addition, Mauve-Maphisa represented Trinity women's tennis on the 2012 NESCAC Spring All-Sportsmanship Team.
The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). All eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA/CA JUCO eligibility form and have competed in one or more varsity matches must average into the g.p.a. for the current academic year (including fall 2011 and spring 2012). In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must be a varsity letter winner, have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year, and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters (including freshman thorough senior year).