May 02, 2018
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Santa Clara women's tennis players Zeina El Tawil and Giannina Ong have been named West Coast Conference All-Academic honorees for the 2017-18 season. The conference made the announcement on Wednesday.
To be recognized, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average while also being a significant contributor to her team. Also the student-athlete must have at least sophomore athletic and academic standing with at least one year in residence completed at the nominating institution.
El Tawil has a 3.344 GPA majoring in economics. This is the first time the Cairo, Egypt, native was named to the conference All-Academic Team. Last year, El Tawil garnered All-Academic Honorable Mention honors.
Ong is a triple major carrying a 3.914 GPA. Her majors are: English, Classical Studies, & Women's and Gender Studies. This is the first time Ong was named to the All-Academic Team after being named a WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention last year.