GW Women's Tennis Team, Players Honored With ITA Academic Awards
Six Colonials Earn ITA Scholar-Athlete Status
Aug. 12, 2013
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The George Washington women’s tennis program was recognized as a 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team, the governing body of collegiate tennis announced. Additionally, sophomores Christina Carpenter, Egle Jakuciunaite, Lana Robins and Stephanie Wei, and recent graduates Dorota Lysienia and Mimi Hamling were dubbed ITA Scholar-Athletes.
The honor marks the second straight year the Colonials have achieved ITA All-Academic Team status. The academic team award is presented to teams possessing a cumulative grade-point average of 3.20 or higher. To be recognized as an ITA Scholar-Athlete, the student-athlete must be a varsity letterwinner, possess a GPA of 3.50 or higher and be enrolled at their present institution for at least two semesters.
Carpenter, an international business major, was named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List as well as the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls. She produced an overall singles record of 12-6, primarily at the No. 6 spot, and went 8-7 in doubles.
Hamling graduated from GW this spring with a degree in chemistry. She was a member of the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls and was named to the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List. Hamling paced the Buff and Blue this spring with an overall singles record of 19-7 – including a 12-3 mark at the No. 4 position – and went 16-9 in doubles.
Studying in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Jakuciunaite represented the Colonials on the Fall 2012 A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and earned a spot on the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List. During her rookie season she went 8-3 in doubles and posted a 1-9 singles record.
Lysienia, a 2013 graduate with a degree in international business, was a member of the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List and the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls. She competed primarily at the No. 5 singles spot, producing an overall record of 7-11, and she went 10-9 in doubles action.
An Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team selection, Robins is an international affairs major who landed spots on the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List and the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls. Competing primarily at No. 2 singles, Robins ranked second on the team with an overall record of 15-11, and she and Lysienia teamed up for an 8-8 doubles record this spring.
Wei, a business administration major, was named to the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls and the GW Athletics Academic Dean’s List. During her first season with the Colonials, Wei posted a singles record of 15-10, including a 9-6 mark at the No. 3 spot, and she went 11-11 in doubles action.