Calvin Tennis Team/Players Receive ITA All-Academic Honors
Thursday, July 18, 2013
The Calvin College women’s tennis team has once again received Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Honors. In addition, four members of the Calvin women’s tennis team have received ITA All-Academic honors.
The Calvin women’s tennis team has once again been named a 2013 ITA All-Academic Team for achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or above. Calvin had had a 3.503 cumulative GPA this year.
The members of the Calvin women’s tennis team that received individual honors included senior Jordan Ipema (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS), sophomore Samantha Reitsma (Grand Rapids/Northpointe Christian HS), sophomore Megan Visser (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) and freshman Anneke Knot (Flossmoor, IL/Illiana Christian HS).
In addition, several members of the Calvin men’s tennis program received the individual ITA Academic Award. Those individuals included junior John Strikwerda (Holland/Holland Christian HS), junior Stephen Healy (Twin Lakes, IN/Twin Lakes HS), senior Jarrod Brower (Holland/Holland Christian HS), senior Brian DeMaagd (Grandville/Calvin Christian HS) and freshman Matt Buesing (Hoffman Estates, IL/Fremnd HS).
To receive the award, individuals must earn a varsity letter in tennis, carry at least a 3.5 grade point average for the 2012-13 academic year, and be enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters (including freshman through senior year).