Four Women’s Tennis Players Garner Academic All-WCC Honors

Four Women’s Tennis Players Garner Academic All-WCC Honors
 
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Four Santa Clara women's tennis players earned West Coast Conference All-Academic honors, as announced by the WCC on Tuesday.  Maddie Pothoff was selected to the all-academic team while Caitlyn Frankel, Elvena Gevargiz, and Katya Tabachnik received honorable mention recognitions. 
 
Pothoff, a junior, carries a 3.633 grade point average (GPA) and posted a 16-9 overall singles record, including 11-5 in dual matches while playing all matches at No. 1 in the lineup.  
 
Last week, Pothoff was named All-WCC Singles First Team as well as All-WCC Doubles Honorable Mention.    
 
Frankel, a junior, has a 3.205 GPA majoring in management.  This is the first time the Dallas, Texas, native was recognized as Honorable Mention All-Academic.  
 
Sophomores Gevargiz and Tabachnik were also named All-Academic Honorable Mention for the first time.  Gevargiz carries a 3.252 GPA majoring in sociology while Tabachnik, a marketing major, has a 3.644 GPA.  
 
Gevargiz was named All-WCC Doubles Honorable Mention last week.  
 
At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad.  To be considered, 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.  
 
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