COLCHESTER, Vt. - Five Saint Michael's College men's tennis players qualified for Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar-Athlete status for the 2020-21 school year, it was announced this week, while the Purple Knight squad drew an ITA All-Academic Team accolade for the second straight year.
Rising senior Constantin Krogh (Oslo, Norway/Persbråten VGS) and rising juniors Jason Boucher (Bedford, N.H./Bedford), Luke Ramsay (Bedford, N.H.), Josh Weiss (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon) and Tyler Whitney (Bedford, N.H./Bedford) were all named ITA Scholar-Athletes, necessitating recording a minimum 3.5 grade-point average during the 2020-21 school year. They were among 20 men from the Northeast-10 Conference to land the honor, as 523 student-athletes from across NCAA Division II claimed recognition. Boucher, Krogh and Weiss each landed their second career laurel.
The Purple Knights, who just finished their fourth season under head coach Jason Hammel, joined Bentley University, Southern New Hampshire University and Stonehill College as the lone ITA All-Academic Teams from the NE10. In all, 80 programs from Division II qualified by posting a 3.2 GPA or better for the latest school year.