TEMPE, Ariz. — Three student-athletes from the Washington College women's tennis team have been named Scholar-Athletes by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). Rising junior M.P. Hubert (Riviera, Texas/Incarnate Word Academy). Rising senior Rachel Martinez (Los Angeles, Calif./Palos Verdes Peninsula) and rising junior Mariah Thomas (Forest Hill, Md./Bel Air) all qualified for the honor.
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status, a student-athlete must meet the following criteria: 1.) be a varsity letter winner, 2.) have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year, and 3.) have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman through senior year).
Hubert, who was named to the 2017 Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll, played No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles for the Shorewomen last season. Martinez is a two-time All-Centennial Conference selection in both singles and doubles, a two-time Academic All-Centennial qualifier, and a two-time Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll qualifier. She played No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles for the Shorewomen last season. Thomas, who played sixth singles and third doubles in her first year of collegiate tennis last season, was named the team's Most Improved Player and landed on the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll.