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Women’s Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

Harvard earned its third-straight AVCA Team Academic Award (Gil Talbot).

For the third year in a row, the Harvard women’s volleyball team has received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. Harvard joins 91 other Division I women’s teams to earn the academic award as the NCAA Division I Women’s division had the highest number of teams honored, as well as the largest percentage of teams honored at 19%.

In all, 481 teams from eight collegiate and high school divisions earned recognition from the AVCA, breaking the previous record of 450 team from a year ago.  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 or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale.

For a complete list of teams honored, click here.