2012 ITA/ Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award Winners

The ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship Award takes into account a player’s tennis accomplishments, scholastic achievements and extracurricular endeavors.  Just as Arthur Ashe was a great player and humanitarian, this award (which dates to 1984) recognizes players who excelled on and off the court during their college careers. Sportsmanship, leadership and character are also important criteria.

NCAA Division I Men 
Ryan Thacher, Stanford

NCAA Division I Women
Caroline Newman, Charleston

NCAA Division II Men
Tyler McCullough, West Liberty

NCAA Division II Women
Kara Murphy, Bentley

NCAA Division III Men
Will Petrie, Williams

NCAA Division III Women
Cze-Ja Tam, Carnegie Mellon

NAIA Men
David Spennare, Embry-Riddle

NAIA Women
Jordan Kimura, Concordia-Irvine

Junior/Community College Men
Simon Bardell, Meridian CC

Junior/Community College Women
Gienna Gonnella, Santa Rosa JC

Click here for complete listing of 2012 ITA/Arthur Ashe, Jr. Leadership & Sportsmanship Award winners and the 2012 ITA All-Star Team. 

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