July 10, 2014
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2014 All-Academic Teams Wednesday afternoon. The University of Minnesota women’s tennis team was a recipient of the ITA All-Academic Team award, while Yuliana Umanets, Tereza Brichacova, and Paula Rincon Otero were honored as ITA Scholar-Athletes.
The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA member program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). ITA Scholar-Athletes must have a grade point average of at least 3.50 for the current academic year.
Umanets, who graduated with a degree in business and marketing eduation, and finance major Rincon Otero were also named ITA Scholar-Athletes in 2013. Brichacova, a first-time honoree, is double majoring in journalism and German. All three players were also Academic All-Big Ten honorees, while Umanets and Brichacova received Big Ten Distinguished Scholar accolades.
As a team, the Gophers earned the ITA All-Academic Team award for the ninth consecutive year and garnered the Minnesota Women’s Athletics Team Academic Award for the sixth year in a row.
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Day two of the Gopher Invitational proved to be a successful one as three doubles teams won their respective flights and eight advanced to the semifinals in singles.
Gophers Start Strong At Gopher Invite
The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers’ women’s tennis team opened up its annual home tournament, the Gopher Invitational, Thursday at the Baseline Tennis Center.
Gopher Invitational To Begin Thursday
The University of Minnesota women’s tennis team will be hosting the annual Gopher Invitataional this weekend at the Baseline Tennis Center.