KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2018) – United Soccer Coaches has announced the Team Academic Award winners at the high school and collegiate levels to recognize exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2017-18 academic year.
A total of 824 college teams (311 men, 513 women) earned the Team Academic Award, including 215 schools who had both their men’s and women’s programs among the recipients.
At the high school level, 313 teams (107 boys, 206 girls) were honored with the Team Academic Award, including 30 schools earning recognition for both their boys’ and girls’ programs.
United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of high school and college soccer teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over the course of a full academic year.
College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster.
The High School Team Academic Award is bestowed upon teams led by active United Soccer Coaches members with a composite grade point average of 3.25 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster.