Volleyball Team Receives AVCA Team Academic Award

Posted on August 5th, 2008 by

The Gustavus volleyball team, which is coached by Kari Eckheart, recently received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. 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. In addition to Gustavus, six other MIAC institutions were recognized by the AVCA, including Bethel, Carleton, Macalester, St. Catherine, Saint Mary’s, and St. Thomas.

Gustavus, which finished 18-8 overall and 6-5 in the MIAC, had two players earn Academic All-MIAC, including Andrea Kron (Sr., Cold Spring, Minn.) and Bridget Burtzel (Jr., Cold Spring, Minn.).

AVCA Release


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