Aug. 15, 2006
Providence, RI - Brown freshman Alexa Baggio (Coopersburg, PA), sophomore Ashley Pariser (Alexandria, VA), and junior Amanda Saiontz (Miami, FL) of the women's tennis team earned 2006 ITA All-Academic Team honors. In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status, a player must be a varsity letter winner, have a grade point average of at least 3.50 for the current academic year, and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters.
Baggio played mostly at #6 singles and posted a 2-2 record in dual competition. Overall, she was 7-3 in singles action and 5-6 in doubles, playing mostly at #3 doubles. Pariser compiled five singles wins on the season to go along with eight doubles wins, playing mostly at #2/#3 singles and exclusively at #1 doubles. Saiontz recorded 10 singles wins, mostly at #2, and earned seven doubles victories, playing mostly at #2/#3.
In addition, the Brown women's tennis team earned an ITA All-Academic Team Award. This award is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team GPA of 3.20 or above. All eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the eligibility form and have competed in one or more varsity matches must average into the GPA for the current academic year.