Lexington, KY - The Assumption University women's volleyball team earned the United States Marine Corps (USMC)/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award honor as announced by the AVCA on Monday. This marks the first time the Assumption volleyball program has received this award.
The AVCA Team Academic Award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams which display excellence in the classroom by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale.
Assumption was one of 171 NCAA Division II programs to earn the accolade. A total of 1313 college and high school programs collected the Team Academic Award, which broke the previous year's record of 1130. The 171 Division II honorees was also a high-water mark for the program.
For the full AVCA release, click here.
For a full list of USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award recipients, click here.