ITA Honors Men’s Tennis as All-Academic Team; Nine Named Scholar Athletes
(TEMPE, Ariz.) – The Carnegie Mellon University men's tennis team was honored for the 13th straight season and 20th time in the last 21 years by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an ITA All-Academic Team. In addition, nine players were named ITA Scholar Athletes.
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 during the last academic year and the Tartans achieved a cumulative average of 3.47 for the year.
In addition to the team honor, senior Sam Gibson (Chico, Calif./Pleasant Valley), juniors Raahil Doshi (Singapore, Singapore / Anglo - Chinese School (Independent), Singapore) and Matthew Poh (Manhattan Beach, Calif./Mira Costa), sophomores Brandon Aprill (Mountain View, Calif./The Menlo School), Arjan Bedi (Pittsburgh, Pa./Sewickley Academy), Derek Wong (La Jolla, Calif./Francis Parker), along with first-year athletes Mikhail Grebenkin (Frankfurt, Germany / International School of Frankfurt), William Wang (Austin, Texas / Lake Travis) and Benny Zhou (Allen, Texas / iUniversity Prep) were honored as ITA Scholar Athletes.
In order to be eligible to be an ITA Scholar-Athlete, a player must have an academic year GPA of at least 3.50 and be listed on the institutional eligibility form.