LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Westminster College volleyball team has been named a recipient of the 2016-17 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 or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale. The AVCA Team Academic Award, celebrating its 25th year, is the single largest award offered by quantity of schools, players and coaches honored.
The AVCA announced that a record total of 822 teams earned the award. For the complete list of programs earning the award, click here.
Westminster opens its 2017 season at the Saint Vincent Bearcat Challenge, starting on Friday, September 1.