LEXINGTON, Ky. – Seven Southern Conference teams were among the record 1,126 teams that the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced Monday have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2018-19 season. The number breaks the previous year’s total of 977 to set an all-time high.
SoCon schools The Citadel, Furman, Mercer, UNCG, Chattanooga, Western Carolina and Wofford were among the 189 women’s Division I programs honored.
The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year 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.
For the AVCA’s full release and list of winners, click here