Three Men's Players Named ITA Scholar-Athletes

by Brandon Berrio
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Three Men's Players Named ITA Scholar-Athletes

BATON ROUGE, La – LSU men’s tennis players Jordan Daigle, Harrison Kennedy and Andrew Korinek were named ITA Scholar-Athletes, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced.

Daigle, a junior, is a business major with a 3.55 GPA. The Lafayette, Louisiana native was named an ITA All-American after advancing to the quarterfinal of the NCAA Doubles Championships.

Kennedy played on court six in singles for the Tigers. The economics major was named to the SEC Community Service Team last season.

Korinek rounds out the group of LSU players named as scholar athletes. The Mansfield, Texas native finished 6-4 in singles during conference play and is a marketing major with a 3.5 GPA.

In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete Status a player must meet be a varsity letter winner, have a grade point average of at least 3.50 for the current academic year, and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters.

The ITA recognized 2,566 Scholar-Athletes in all divisions of college tennis this year. All members of the 2015 ITA All-Academic Teams and ITA Scholar-Athletes will receive a certificate to recognize the achievement.