July 27, 2020

Five Buckeyes Earn ITA Scholar-Athlete Accolades


The Ohio State women’s tennis team has been recognized as an ITA All-Academic Team for the fourth year in a row and the 11th time in program history, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Monday. To earn the honor, a squad must have a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). All varsity letterwinners are factored into the cumulative team GPA for the current academic year.

In addition, five Buckeyes were named ITA Scholar-Athletes – Kolie Allen, Irina Cantos Siemers, Luna Dormet, Mary Beth Hurley and Danielle Wolf.

In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must have posted a grade-point average of 3.5 or better for the current academic year and be listed on the institutional eligibility form.

Hurley, a rising senior and health science major, and communication major Wolf, who earned her bachelor’s degree this spring, are both now three-time ITA Scholar-Athlete honorees. Dormet, a political science major who will be a senior in 2020, and Allen, a rising junior majoring in speech and hearing science, both were named ITA Scholar-Athletes for the second time. Cantos Siemers, a rising sophomore, is a communication major who earned the accolade in her first year as a Buckeye.

All five Buckeyes also earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors in 2020, with Allen, Dormet, Hurley and Wolf named to the Academic All-Big Ten team. Hurley and Dormet were also recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars.