The United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA) announced the Team Academic Award Winners to recognize exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year and nine from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference were honored.
United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of college soccer teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over the course of a full school year. College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade point of average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster.
Women's honorees from the NACC:
Aurora University, 3.44
Dominican University, 3.33
Edgewood College, 3.51
Lakeland University, 3.01
Milwaukee School of Engineering, 3.35
Men's honorees from the NACC:
Concordia University Wisconsin, 3.13
Dominican University, 3.19
Edgewood College, 3.12
Rockford University, 3.18