MACON, Ga. – Virginie Stein of Kennesaw State was a unanimous choice on the Atlantic Sun Women's Tennis Academic All-Conference Team and claimed Scholar-Athlete of the Year with a 4.00 GPA and an 8-7 record in singles play.
Lipscomb’s Melissa Kromer was named to the team for the first time in her career. The junior from Mahlberg, Germany has posted a 3.90 in International Business.
FGCU added a conference-best three student-athletes to the Academic All-Conference Team with Elizabeth Means, Sarah Means and Johanna Sterkel. Also named to the team were Marina Cunningham of North Florida, Isabel von Stryk of USC Upstate and Carolina Meregalli of Stetson round out the final spots on the team.
Many of these individuals travel to Jacksonville, Florida this weekend for the A-Sun Women's Tennis Championship. Women's matches are set to begin at 8 a.m. CT on Friday, April 17.
The Academic All-Conference Team recognizes student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom and exemplify the A-Sun's mission of Building Winners for Life. All the members of the team boast a 3.30 cumulative grade point average or better and participated in at least half of their team's games.
2015 Atlantic Sun Women's Tennis Academic All-Conference Team
Virginie Stein, Kennesaw State - 4.00 GPA | Senior | Gevelsberg, Germany | Biochemistry
Elizabeth Means, FGCU - 3.92 | Junior | Wesley Chapel, Fla. | Management/Computer Information
Sarah Means, FGCU - 3.81 | Senior | Wesley Chapel, Fla. | Management
Johanna Sterkel, FGCU - 3.70 | Junior | Schwetzingen, Germany | Accounting
Melissa Kromer, Lipscomb - 3.90 | Junior | Mahlberg, Germany | International Business
Marina Cunningham, North Florida - 3.92 | Senior | Belo Horizonte, Brazil | Accounting and Finance
Isabel von Stryk, USC Upstate - 3.73 | Senior | Holm, Germany | Business Administration
Carolina Meregalli, Stetson - 3.93 | Sophomore | Milan, Italy | International Business