WAUKESHA, Wis. --- Six Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) women's volleyball programs were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) for academic excellence today.
Aurora University, Concordia University Wisconsin, Dominican University, Edgewood College, Lakeland University and Wisconsin Lutheran College each earned the 2017-18 AVCA Team Academic Award.
The honor, awarded since 1992-93, recognizes collegiate volleyball teams that maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average (GPA). This academic year a record number 173 NCAA Division III schools were honored.
Concordia Wisconsin and Edgewood received further recognition by being named to the AVCA Team Academic Honor Roll by posting a top-25 GPA in NCAA Division III.
It was the 13th honor overall for CUW, while Dominican, Edgewood and Lakeland each picked up their 10th honor. Aurora received the honor for the fourth time, while Wisconsin Lutheran was honored for the second time in three years. Dominican has the longest current streak among NACC schools at nine consecutive years with Edgewood just behind at eight years in a row.