Women’s tennis players Natasha Hongsermeier and Megan Carlson were both named to the College Division Academic All-District 3 Women’s At-Large Team.
Natasha Hongsermeier, a junior women’s tennis player from Phillips, Neb., and Megan Carlson, a junior women’s tennis player from Cherokee, Iowa, were named to the 2016 College Division Academic All-District 3 Women’s At-Large Team as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
As a member of the all-district team their names will go on the national ballot for the selection of the 2016 College Division Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Team.
Hongsermeier has a perfect 4.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with majors in biology and chemistry. Hongsermeier has a 16-1 record in singles and a 12-6 record in doubles competition this season.
Carlson has a 3.99 cumulative GPA with majors in biology and chemistry. Carlson has a 9-6 record in singles and a 17-1 record in doubles this season.
Their exploits helped lead Morningside to this year’s Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) regular season and post-season tournament championships and a berth in next week’s NAIA Women’s Tennis National Championship tournament.
Athletes must be of at least sophomore academic status, be a starter or significant reserve, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher to be eligible for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors.