Lady Hawks recognized with ITA academic honors

Lady Hawks recognized with ITA academic honors

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Huntingdon women's tennis team was recognized by the ITA this week with the release of the All-Academic teams and Scholar-Athletes.

The Lady Hawks were named an ITA All-Academic team for the 12th time in the past 14 seasons and sophomore Josie Waddell and freshmen Mariah Bastos, Virginia Gaston and Clayton Waring were recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes.

The Lady Hawks have produced 53 ITA Scholar-Athletes since 2004. Waddell is one of 13 Huntingdon players to earn the honor at least twice.

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