GREENSBORO, N.C. --- Four Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) baseball programs have been honored for their work in the classroom with the announcement of the 2018-19 Team Academic Excellence Award by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Tuesday.
Related: ABCA Release
Aurora University, Dominican University, Edgewood College, and Rockford University are among the record number of 305 member college and high school programs - including 80 from NCAA Division III - recognized with this year's award, which highlights programs coached by ABCA members that posted a GPA over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire 2018-19 academic year.
Edgewood was recognized for the fourth consecutive season. Aurora and Dominican were honored for the third straight year and Rockford picked up its second honor in three years.
2018-19: Aurora, Dominican, Edgewood, Rockford
2017-18: Aurora, Dominican, Edgewood
2016-17: Aurora, Dominican, Edgewood, Rockford