Four Northeast-10 Schools Receive AVCA Team Academic Award
For Immediate Release
July 24, 2012
Pierce, Le Moyne and Saint Rose
volleyball programs garner academic recognition
South Easton, Mass. – The Adelphi University, Franklin Pierce University, Le Moyne College and The College of Saint Rose volleyball teams have all been named recipients of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2011-12 academic year, it was announced by the AVCA late last week.
In all, 69 NCAA Division II women’s volleyball teams
earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2011-12 season.
The award was first presented in 1992-93 and honors collegiate and high school programs that have 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.
All four teams will kick off their seasons on August 31.
To view the full AVCA release, please click here.
To view the complete list of team recipients, please click here.
The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 16 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,000 student-athletes. Each year, 4,000 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 23 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.