Alabama Volleyball Wins 2017-18 AVCA Team Academic Award
SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA ATHLETICS
Alabama volleyball is one of 164 Division I teams to win the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season, it was announced Monday.
To be honored with the award, a team must display excellence in the classroom by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team GPA. Alabama is one of seven SEC teams to earn the award.
Last season, 16 members of the Crimson Tide earned SEC Academic Honor Roll accolades, including CoSIDA Academic All-American Leah Lawrence.
The AVCA has posted record-setting numbers in the award every season since 2006-07 and has been presenting the award since 1992-93. The award honors collegiate athletes of all levels as well as high school athletes, as a record total of 973 teams took home awards this season across Division I, II, III, NAIA, two-year colleges, NCCAA, collegiate men, high school girls, high school boys and college sand volleyball.