Men’s Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men’s volleyball team has been honored for its academic excellence for the third time in four years with the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for 2011-12.

The award, which was initiated during the 1992-93 academic year, recognizes 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 announced that 536 teams earned the award this year, including an all-time high seven men’s teams, which surpasses the previous record of 481 set in 2010-11. More than 1,000 different schools have received the honor during the program’s 20-year history, and the number of receipients has grown by 760 percent since the award’s inception in 1993.

To view a complete list of the teams honored, click here.