Five members of the Denison University women's tennis team received Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Scholar-Athlete status following the completion of the 2016-17 season. In addition, the Big Red also earned All-Academic Team honors after compiling a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.20 or better.
The five athletes were juniors Rochell Issa and Carol Vitellas, and sophomores Emma Alsup, Megan Hickey and Charlotte Purnode. Vitellas is a three-time honoree, while Alsup and Purnode are both making their second appearances on the squad. To qualify, an athlete must be a varsity letter winner, have a grade point average of at least 3.50 for the current academic year and have been enrolled at their present school for at least two semesters.