Junior Justin Lansinger (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) received an Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athlete Award for carrying a 3.5 or higher for the 2012-13 academic year.
After a stellar high school career at Liberty, Lansinger joined the Retriever squad as a sophomore in 2012-13. He was a member of the 2013 America East Conference runners-up.
In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must meet the following criteria: 1.) be a varsity letter winner, 2.) have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year, and 3.) have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman thorough senior year).
The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade point average of 3.20 or above (on a 4.00 scale). All eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA/CA JUCO eligibility form and have competed in one or more varsity matches must average into the GPA for the current academic year (including fall 2012 and spring 2013).