The Luther College women's tennis team has been named a 2013 All-Academic team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
For a team to earn this honor, all eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA III eligibility roster must have had a combined grade-point-average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The Norse have earned this award every year since 2002, 12 consecutive years.
Individually, nine members of the team were also recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes. In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status, a student-athlete must be a varsity letter winner, have a grade-point-average of at least 3.50 or greater on a 4.0 scale and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters.
The nine student-athletes who earned this award are seniors Elise Allen (Eagan, Minn.), Katy Lindstrom (Lakeville, Minn.) and Annie Whiteley (Wayzata, Minn.), junior Sarah Christopherson (Sioux Falls, S.D.), sophomores Adriana DePaolis (Shorewood, Minn.) and Lola White-Baer (Iowa City.), and freshmen Molly Brown (Dellwood, Minn.), Olivia Heitz (Merrill, Wis.) and Hailey Johnson (Centennial, Colo.).