Central named to men’s tennis academic list

PELLA—For the third straight year, the Central College men’s tennis squad was given the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team Award.

Meanwhile, six Central players were named to the ITA Scholar-Athlete Team.

The Dutch posted a 3.33 combined team grade point average and a 12-9 dual meet record, placing third in the American Rivers Conference. To receive the ITA distinction, teams must carry a combined GPA of 3.20 or higher. It’s the seventh time the Dutch have received the award since 2005.

May graduate Colin Jones (Pella) was honored for the fourth time, carrying a perfect 4.0 GPA for the year while Danny Anderson (senior, Boone) was recognized a third time and William Isiminger (junior, North Aurora, Ill.) is a two-time honoree. Tanner Finken (freshman, Carroll, Kuemper Catholic HS), Joe Roberts (sophomore, Lake-in-the-Hills, Ill., Huntley HS) and Ben Turnley (junior, Manhattan, Kan.) were honored for the first time.

ITA Scholar-Athletes must be a varsity letterwinner, post a 3.50 or higher GPA for the year and have been enrolled at least two semesters.

Central’s 2019 ITA Scholar-Athletes (with major, 2018-19 GPA)

Danny Anderson, exercise science, 3.77

Tanner Finken, 3.78, computer science, 3.78

William Isiminger, engineering, 3.90

Colin Jones, political science/mathematics, 4.0

Joe Roberts, social sciences/secondary education, 3.54

Ben Turnley, biology/environmental science, 3.59

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