Seven women’s tennis student-athletes receive 2020 ITA All-Academic Award


Logan Bik

Jolene Coetzee, a sophomore, has won the ITA All-Academic Award two years in a row.

Alex Behunin, Reporter

On Monday, the Big West Conference awarded seven CSUN women’s tennis players the 2020 Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Award — the most for the CSUN tennis program since 2015.

The seven athletes that were awarded were freshman Lisa-Marie Wurst, freshman Victoria Santibañez Luna, sophomore Jolene Coetzee, sophomore Ana Isabel Fraile Toboso, sophomore Jacquie Tan, junior Ekaterina Repina and senior Emma Roenholt.

Coetzee and Fraile Toboso have made the list two years in row. Roenholt has received the award all four years she has been with CSUN.

“We are very proud of this team for striving for excellence in all they pursue,” head coach Gary Victor said. “They have set the bar very high for future teams with a 3.9 gpa and a top 75 national ranking this year.”

In order to be named an ITA Scholar-Athlete, one must have a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.00 scale for the current academic year and be listed on the institutional eligibility form, according to

The Matadors finished the 2020 season with a 6-2 overall record and won three duals in a row before the season was canceled due to COVID-19.