Volleyball earns AVCA Team Academic Award

by | Aug 27, 2015

The Tritons were one of nine schools from the Great Lakes Valley Conference to earn the distinction.

UMSL Volleyball

The University of Missouri–St. Louis volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2014-15 season. The Tritons were one of 114 women’s programs at the NCAA Division II level to earn the honor.

A record 757 schools across the country, including high school programs, earned the achievement. 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. UMSL finished with a team GPA of 3.39 for this past academic year.

The Tritons were one of nine schools from the Great Lakes Valley Conference to earn the distinction, which also included Drury, Indianapolis, Lewis, McKendree, Missouri S&T, Rockhurst, Wisconsin-Parkside and William Jewell.

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