CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Nine Harvard men's tennis student-athletes were honored as 2016 ITA All-Academic Scholar Athletes, the organization announced Friday. The Crimson tied for the second-most of all Division I schools.
Harvard also earned All-Academic team distinctions for earning a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above on a 4.0 scale.
Graduated senior Nicky Hu, rising senior Sebastian Beltrame, rising juniors Xavier Gonzalez, Grant Solomon, Kenny Tao and Jean Thirouin, and rising sophomores Samuel Beren, Michael Peters and Andy Zhou all maintained a 3.5-or-higher GPA to be honored.
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player 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.