ATLANTIC 10 SOCCER PROGRAMS EARN UNITED SOCCER COACHES TEAM ACADEMIC AWARD
Kansas City, Mo. - United Soccer Coaches has announced its Team Academic Award winners for the 2017-18 academic year. Among those honored were seven Atlantic 10 women's soccer programs and seven men's soccer programs. Six A-10 schools were honored for both women's and men's soccer.
A total of 782 soccer teams (293 men, 489 women) posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher, thereby earning the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year.
Of that total, 198 schools had both their men's and women's programs recognized.
VCU had the top GPA among Atlantic 10 women's soccer teams, while Fordham's men's team was top among Atlantic 10 programs.
Men's Soccer Teams
University of Dayton, 3.37
Fordham University, 3.41
George Mason University, 3.16
University of Massachusetts, 3.24
University of Rhode Island, 3.17
St. Bonaventure University, 3.07
Virginia Commonwealth University, 3.06
Women's Soccer Teams
University of Dayton, 3.52
Fordham University, 3.53
George Mason University, 3.44
University of Massachusetts, 3.27
St. Bonaventure University, 3.39
Saint Louis University, 3.48
Virginia Commonwealth University, 3.59