TEMPE, Ariz. – Rising senior Elon University men’s tennis player, Petar Tomic, was named a 2016 Division I ITA Academic Scholar-Athlete this week for excellence in the classroom.
As a junior during the 2016 season, Tomic was named to the All-CAA First Team in doubles with Chris Humphreys. In addition, Tomic was named CAA Player of the Week on April 5 and earned CAA Doubles Team of the Week honors with Humphreys on March 2. The Belgrade, Serbia native finished the season with an 8-8 singles mark and a 13-6 record in doubles play.
The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). All varsity letter winners should be factored into the cumulative team GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2015 and spring 2016).
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 (including freshman through senior year).