Carrillo, Bozkova named ITA Scholar-Athletes; Lady Eagles net team honor

Gabriela Carrillo was one of two OC women's tennis players to be named as ITA Scholar-Athletes for 2013.
Gabriela Carrillo was one of two OC women's tennis players to be named as ITA Scholar-Athletes for 2013.

SKILLMAN, N.J. (Aug. 14, 2013) – Oklahoma Christian women’s players Gabriela Carrillo and Barbora Bozkova have been named as Intercollege Tennis Association Scholar-Athletes for NCAA Division II for the 2012-13 academic year.

To qualify for Scholar-Athlete status, a student-athlete must have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale during the academic year and have been enrolled at her university for at least two semesters.

Carrillo, a sophomore from Riobamba, Ecuador, received the ITA honor for the second straight year, as she carried a 3.943 GPA in sports, wellness and recreation management. Earlier this year, she also was named as a Scholar-Athlete by the National Christian College Athletic Association.

Bozkova, a junior from Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, carried a 3.706 GPA, also in sports, wellness and recreation management.

The Lady Eagles also received Scholar Team status from the ITA, which is the governing body of collegiate tennis. All team members must have a combined grade-point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale to qualify for the award. The Lady Eagles’ cumulative GPA was 3.344.

It’s the third time the OC women’s program has been so honored by the ITA, with the other awards coming in 2006 and 2012.

OC’s other team members in 2013 were Maryfer Abreu Roman, Rebeca Aguilar Dominguez, Gisela Castany, Bright Phakamad and Angie Torres Quezada.

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