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Women’s Volleyball Receives 2018-19 AVCA Team Academic Award

Women’s Volleyball Receives 2018-19 AVCA Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Emmanuel College women's volleyball team received the 2018-19 AVCA Team Academic Award and has been recognized as achieving a Top-25 Team GPA in NCAA DII Women's Volleyball. 

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 is the single largest award offered by quantity of schools, players and coaches honored. Since the 2000-2001 season, the number of recipients has increased every single year but two, while more than doubling the total over the last eight academic years. Since the award's inception in 1993, the amount of award winners has increased from 62 to its current number of 1,126.

Congratulations to Coach James Friddle and the women's team on this impressive accomplishment!

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