Hawkeyes Earn ITA Academic Honors

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa women’s tennis program had five Hawkeyes named Division I International Tennis Association Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday.

Daianne Hayashida, Michele Kranholdt, Samantha Mannix, Barbora Pokorna, and Marisa Schmidt were recognized by the ITA for their academic accomplishments in 2022. Individual honors are awarded to student-athletes with a GPA of 3.50 or above. Mannix is recognized for the fifth straight year. Pokorna and Schmidt also earned honors a season ago.

For the ninth year in a row, the women’s team was also named an ITA All-Academic Team with a GPA of 3.68 and the 14th time in program history. To earn the team honor, all varsity letterwinners must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or above.