The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that Spring Hill College women's tennis players Allison Symulevich, Lynne Fritscher and Gina Pambianchi have been named 2009-10 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes.
Symulevich (left), a senior from Tampa, Fla., is a 3-time GCAC Academic Honor Roll member and a 2-time Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete. Majoring in Political Science and Hispanic Studies with a minor in Finance, Symulevich was the lone senior on the SHC women's tennis roster this season.
Fritscher (right), a junior from Covington, La., is also a two time All-GCAC selection. She majors in Pre-Med Biopsychology with a minor in Theology and is a two-time GCAC Academic Honor Roll member.
Pambianchi (lower left), a junior from Cleveland, Miss., majors in Pre-Med/Biology with a minor in International Studies. She is also a GCAC Academic Honor Roll member and 2010 All GCAC selection.
Since the award was introduced in 1979, 104 SHC student-athletes have received Scholar Athlete recognition from the NAIA.
A total of 115 women's tennis players were named 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Nominated by each institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and have achieved junior academic status to qualify.