Covenant Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award
Thursday, August 07, 2014
- photo by Covenant College
The 2013-14 Covenant volleyball team earned one more honor on Wednesday. The team received recognition from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) as a Team Academic Award recipient.
In order to be eligible for the honor, teams must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or above during the entire 2013-14 academic year. Covenant tallied a GPA of 3.31 from its 12-member squad from a year ago.
Covenant was one of three USA South schools to be recognized joining Piedmont and Huntingdon. In all, 123 NCAA Division III women's programs were honored and a record number of 676 schools were represented through all NCAA divisions and NAIA, NCCAA and two-year colleges.
The Lady Scots will open the 2014 season on August 29 in Birmingham, Alabama against LaGrange and Birmingham Southern. Covenant will open the home portion of its schedule on Wednesday, September 3 against Wesleyan.