Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award

Posted on July 25th, 2019 by

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced its recipients of the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2018-19 academic year and Gustavus is one of 175 Division III teams to earn the award. This is the third consecutive year the Gusties have been recognized with the 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 or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale.

The AVCA Team Academic Award is the single largest award offered by quantity of schools, players and coaches honored. Since the 2000-2001 season, the number of recipients has increased every single year but two, while more than doubling the total over the last eight academic years. Since the award’s inception in 1993, the amount of award winners has increased from 62 to its current number of 1,125.

 

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