LEXINGTON, Ky.- For the second-straight year, the Eastern Nazarene College women's volleyball team received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2018-2019 season. A total of 1,125 teams from across the nation, including 175 NCAA Division III programs, were honored by the organization.
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.
Rebecca Ashman (Havre de Grace, Md.), Samantha Caldwell (Quincy, Mass.), Courtney McCarthy (Merrimack, N.H.), and Rebecca Thorne (Quincy, Mass.) were all selected to the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) All-Academic Team in the fall.