Men’s Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

Harvard recognized with AVCA team academic award for third straight year, (Zack Williamson).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard men's volleyball has been identified as one of the highest achieving teams in the classroom by earning the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) team academic award. One of only seven men's teams in the country to receive the honor for 2014, Harvard has earned the award for three consecutive seasons and five of the last six.

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. A record 684 programs received the award for this past season.

The Crimson is coming off an exciting 15-8 season that included an 11-3 mark in EIVA action. Harvard returns eight letterwinners from the 2014 squad, including All-American's DJ White and Caleb Zimmick. The team will open the 2015 season at Lewis College on January 16.