The American Volleyball Coaches Association named the AVCA Team Academic Award recipients and six schools from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference were honored.
The AVCA Team Academic Award honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that maintained at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average during the 2016-17 academic year.
2016-17 AVCA Team Academic Award Recipients from the NACC:
- Aurora University
- Concordia University Wisconsin
- Dominican University
- Edgewood College
- Lakeland University
- Milwaukee School of Engineering
Additionally, Concordia Wisconsin and Edgewood were named to the AVCA Team Academic Honor Roll which recognized the top 25 NCAA Division III programs with the highest GPAs.