HANOVER, N.H. – Five members of the Dartmouth women’s tennis team were named to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team, as announced by the organization on Tuesday. In addition to the individual honors, the Big Green program also received team recognition.
In all, 720 men's and women's teams and 3,908 student-athletes across all five divisions of college tennis were honored.
Catherine Cable, Allison Chuang, Jacqueline Crawford, Taylor Ng and Julia Schroeder were recognized for their achievements in the classroom and on the court. Ng was tabbed to the team for the fourth year in a row, while Chuang, Crawford and Schroeder were named All-Academic for the second time.
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status, a player must meet the following criteria: 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.
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).
The Big Green ended the 2016-17 season with a record of 17-5 overall and 5-2 in Ivy League play, tying with Harvard and Cornell for first in the league and winning the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. In the first round, No. 44 Dartmouth fell to No. 17 Kentucky.