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Tennis teams honored

Both UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout’s women’s tennis teams earned All-Academic Team honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Wednesday, while a combined 19 individual athletes from the two schools were named ITA Scholar-Athletes.

Earning the distinction from UW-Eau Claire were Natalie Wijesinghe, Kennedy Rusk, Emily Cooper, Lindsey Henderson, Emma Barnd, Rachel Slonac, Elaine Franta, Sydney Presler, Riley Persike and Alexa Brooks. The honorees from UW-Stout are Kayla Chamberlain, Mariah Kent, Kennedy Kieist, Lauren Couves, Elizabeth Wentzel, Krystin Hanson, Emily Preston, Anna Lindner and Kyle Rennie.

To earn Scholar-Athlete status, a player must be a varsity letter winner, have a GPA of at least 3.5 for the current academic year and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters. All-Academic Team honors go to squads with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2.

From staff reports