IRVING, Texas -- The 21st-ranked Texas women's tennis team landed three student-athletes, including two first-team selections, on the 2008 Academic All-Big 12 Women's Tennis Team, the league announced Tuesday.
Among the selections were sophomore Sarah Lancaster (San Antonio, Texas) and senior Courtney Zauft (San Antonio, Texas), who were named to the first team, and junior Marija Milic (Etobicoke, Ontario), who was selected to the second team.
The Academic All-Big 12 first team consisted of 27 student-athletes, while nine players were selected to the second team.
First-team members have maintained a 3.20 minimum grade-point average, either cumulatively or in each of the past two semesters, while second-team members maintained a minimum 3.0 grade-point average.
All nominees, except for seniors, must have participated in 60 percent of her team's scheduled matches. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first years of academic residence at their respective schools.
Texas opens play in the 2008 Big 12 Championship on Friday, April 25 in College Station against seventh-seeded Nebraska or 10th-seeded Kansas State. First serve is set for 3 p.m. Central.
2008 Academic All-Big 12 Women's Tennis Team - Texas selections
Sarah Lancaster, So., Liberal Arts (first career selection)
Courtney Zauft, Sr., Education (third career first-team selection)
Marija Milic, Jr., Liberal Arts (second career first-team selection)