United Soccer Coaches announce academic honors
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 10/06/2017
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United Soccer Coaches
Courtesy: Southern Conference

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Four Southern Conference men's soccer teams and four women's teams were among the 834 teams (291 men, 543 women) from throughout the United States that have earned United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year. ETSU and UNCG were among the 205 schools that received honors for both their men and women's teams. 

To qualify for the award, the team must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the entire academic year. The team GPA is determined by adding every player’s GPA, then dividing by the number of players.

United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award
Southern Conference women’s teams, GPA
ETSU, 3.63
Furman, 3.24

UNCG, 3.45
Western Carolina, 3.56

Southern Conference men’s teams, GPA
ETSU, 3.38
UNCG, 3.45
Mercer, 3.34

Wofford, 3.15

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