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Women’s Tennis Nets ITA Academic Honors

Four student-athletes recognized as ITA Scholar Athletes, (Amy Barry).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's tennis has been recognized with the 2014 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team award. Additionally, Sylvia Li, Amanda Lin, Monica Lin and Hannah Morrill were selected as ITA Scholar Athletes.

To qualify as an ITA All-Academic Team, the student-athletes must maintain a cumulative team grade point average of 3.2 or above on a 4.0 scale, with each eligible player needing to compete in at least one varsity match. Individually, a 3.5 grade point average and varsity letter are required to be an ITA Scholar Athlete.

Li, who was recently named captain for the upcoming season, finished 2014 with four singles wins, including three in tournament play. Finding success in doubles as well, Li partnered with Morrill to win the doubles '3' flight at the Billie Jean King Invitational.

Amanda Lin earns recognition after posting a 20-8 record over last season, including 12 wins in dual meets. Together with Amy He, Amanda Lin posted a team-best 11 victories as a doubles pair. She also won the singles 'D' flight at the Billie Jean King Invitational.

Monica Lin ended her freshman season with a team-best 25 wins, including an impressive 12-4 record during tournament matches. Lin was also victorious at the Billie Jean King Invitational, winning the singles 'B' flight with four consecutive victories.

Morrill, the team captain on last year's roster, ended the season with 13 wins against solo opponents, and won eight matches against tournament foes. Morrill was very effective at the Harvard Invitational, where she went 6-0 combined in singles and doubles action.

The Crimson opens the 2014 fall slate at the Cissie Leary Invitational September 12.