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Wed, May 17, 2017 - [Women's Tennis]


CoSIDA Women's At-Large Academic All-District Team | TU Honors Page

UPLAND, Ind. – Molly Fletchall of the Taylor women's tennis program recently became the 18th student-athlete from TU to be selected as a College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District standout during the 2016-2017 year.


Fletchall was one-of-10 student-athletes to be named CoSIDA Women's At-Large Academic All-District II. Nominations for the prestigious award included student-athletes from NAIA institutions within the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana and Tennessee, and from the sports of tennis, golf, lacrosse, swimming, field hockey, crew, rifle, ice hockey, fencing, skiing, beach volleyball, bowling, water polo and gymnastics.


The CoSIDA Academic All-District award is designed to recognize student-athletes for outstanding achievements in the classroom, as well as within their respective venue of competition. In order to be eligible for the honor, an athlete must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have reached sophomore status academically and have participated in over half of the team's competitions as a key contributor during the current season.


Student-athletes are nominated by their sports information department and voted on by CoSIDA members from around the nation.


Fletchall earned the award in her first season of eligibility. The sophomore boasts a cumulative 3.90 grade-point average in communication studies and went 27-11 overall on the tennis courts during the 2016-2017 campaign. The Carmel, Indiana native led TU with a 15-5 record at No. 1 singles and also went 12-6 in doubles play en route to claiming All-Crossroads League recognition.


Fletchall will now be placed on the national ballot for the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team, which will be announced on Monday, June 5.