Mathis & Chahal Earn Academic Honors


By Brian Kuppelweiser for WVUsports.com
April 23, 2013 05:54 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University women’s tennis players Ikttesh Chahal and Emily Mathis have been named to the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Tennis Team.

Mathis and Chahal each earned first team honors.

A total of 44 student-athletes earned first team recognition (19 men, 25 women), while nine student-athletes comprise the second team (six men, three women).

First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.

To qualify, student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher (either cumulative or the two previous semesters) and must have participated in 60 percent of their team’s scheduled contests. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first year of academic residence. Senior student-athletes who have participated for a minimum of two years and meet all the criteria except percent of participation are also eligible.



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