LEXINGTON, Ky. – Three Northwest Conference women’s volleyball programs have received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) team academic award for the 2018-2019 season, the organization announced earlier today.
Linfield College, Pacific Lutheran University, and Pacific University (Ore.) each received the honor for their outstanding academic achievements in the 2018-19 academic year. Among the three teams honored, four Wildcats, twelve Boxers, and nine Lutes also received Northwest Conference Scholar-Athlete recognition in the same season.
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.
To view the complete AVCA release, click here.