Volleyball earns AVCA Team Academic Award

Volleyball earns AVCA Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its 2015-16 Team Academic Awards this week and Salisbury University claimed the award for the second-straight year.

The honor goes to teams which compile a 3.30 grade-point average or higher for the academic year. A record 764 teams were honored for the 2015-16 season. Salisbury was one of 140 Division III women's teams to pick up the accolade.

In 2015, Salisbury went 24-8 and advanced to the Capital Athletic Conference championship match. Salisbury is the only CAC team to pick up the AVCA Academic Award this year.

The 2016 volleyball season will commence at the Gettysburg Tournament for the Sea Gulls, opening with Greensboro College and the host Gettysburg College on September 2.

To see the list of all AVCA Team Academic Award winners, click here.

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