Clackamas and Linn-Benton Volleyball team academic success recognized by AVCA
AVCA BREAKS RECORD WITH 822 TEAMS AWARDED
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
You can find 2016-17's list of recipients by clicking here.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 24, 2017) - The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced today that 822 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2016-2017 season. This number breaks the previous year's total of 764 to set an all-time high.
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.
The AVCA Team Academic Award, celebrating its 25th year, is the single largest award offered by quantity of schools, players and coaches honored. Since the 2000-2001 season, the number of recipients have increased every single year but two, while amassing a 532 team increase over the span of the last decade. Since the award's inception in 1993, the amount of award winners has increased from 62 to its current number of 822.
Clackamas Community College & Linn-Benton Community College Volleyball Programs are two of 21 two-year volleyball programs nation wide that earned the 2017 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award.
This is Clackamas' 10th award since their first in 2003. The honor is Linn-Benton's second. The Roadrunners last appeared on the prestigious list in 2010
Two-Year College Women
Allen County Community College
Barton County Community College
Central Community College
Clackamas Community College
Colby Community College
Fort Scott Community College
Glendale Community College (AZ)
Indian River State College
Lake Land College
Linn-Benton Community College
Missouri State University-West Plains
North Platte Community College
Northwest College (WY)
Owens Community College
Pratt Community College
San Jacinto College-Central
Seward County Community College
Western Texas College