Women's Tennis Earns Four Awards From ITA
July 27, 2004
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Memphis women's tennis team nabbed four awards from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), Tuesday. The Lady Tigers earned their fourth consecutive ITA All-Academic Team Award for having a team GPA of 3.2 or higher, while three Lady Tigers were named Scholar Athletes by the ITA. Senior Marlene Dirnstorfer and junior Andrea Feichtinger each earned their second career Scholar Athlete Award from the ITA, while freshman Christina Wieser gave the Lady Tigers their 11th Scholar Athlete Award in the past four years.
Led by Dirnstorfer, who was a Third Team All-Conference USA honoree and a Co-SIDA First Team All-District IV Honoree, the Lady Tigers recovered from the graduations of Sabrina Lindemann and Monica Gonzalez-Gordo with a 12-13 overall mark, while Dirnstorfer moved up from No. 5 singles to post a 17-6 mark at No. 1 singles in 2003-04.
Memphis returns five student-athletes from the 2003-04 squad for the upcoming season, led by Dirnstorfer. Juniors Andrea Feichtinger and Kristin Noble will be joined by sophomores Alex Tjioe and Christina Wieser for the 2004 fall season.