AUGUSTA, GA -- The Peach Belt Conference released the women's tennis All-Academic team from the conference office in Augusta. The team is part of a season-long program recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of PBC student-athletes in the classroom as well as on the field. To be eligible for the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must 1) participate in at least half of his/her team's events and be either a starter or significant contributor; 2) achieved a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) and 3) completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution. The Peach Belt Conference Sports Information Directors oversee and select the teams.
Founded in 1991, the Peach Belt Conference is home to 33 NCAA Division II National Championships. 14 member institutions in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama compete in 15 championship sports. 2013-14 members are Armstrong Atlantic State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State University, Flagler College, Francis Marion University, Georgia College, Georgia Regents University, Georgia Southwestern State University, Lander University, University of Montevallo, North Georgia College & State University, University of North Carolina at Pembroke the University of South Carolina Aiken, and Young Harris College.
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2014 Women's Tennis All-Academic Team
|Paola Cigui||Columbus St.||Sr.||Trieste, Italy||3.46||English Language & Literature|
|Diana DiMarco||Young Harris||Soph.||Alpharetta, Ga.||4.000||History & Business|
|Monica Espitia||UNC Pembroke||Jr.||Bogota, Colombia||4.000||Mass Communications|
|Aleksandra Filipovski||Armstrong||Sr.||Szeged, Hungary||3.32||Economics|
|Haley Highfield||Montevallo||Sr.||Centre, Ala.||4.000||Speech Pathology|
|Barbora Krtickova||Armstrong||Sr.||Nove Mesto Nad Matuji, Czech Republic||3.661||Health Science|
|Carolina Lainez||Lander||Sr.||Zaragoza, Spain||3.94||Exercise Science|
|Ivana Marevic||Georgia College||Sr.||Rottweil, Germany||3.80||Management|
|Leigh-Anne McAfee||UNC Pembroke||Jr.||Port Elizabeth, South Africa||3.665||Business|
|Juanita Ossa||Montevallo||Soph.||Bogota, Columbia||3.82||Finance|
|Niki Polcerova||Montevallo||Jr.||Bratislavia, Slovakia||3.96||Management & Finance|
|Barbora Sebkova||Flagler||Jr.||Prague, Czech Republic||3.959||Accounting|
Honorable Mention: Shelby Bickel, UNC Pembroke; Cayce Bradley, Lander; Carly Cangelosi, Georgia Southwestern; Carolina Hernandez, Young Harris; Victoria Herndon, Young Harris; Allison Howell, Montevallo; Maria Nadal, Georgia Regents; Maria Cecilia Pimentel, Georgia Regents; Franziska Regel, USC Aiken; Esther Santiago, Flagler; Margot Simon, USC Aiken; Sydnee Smith, Georgia Southwestern; Cameron Williams, North Georgia