KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three New England Collegiate Conference women's soccer teams were honored for their work in the classroom, as Eastern Nazarene College, Lesley University and Eastern Nazarene College earned the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award.
College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale through the 2017-18 academic year for all players on the roster. This is the 13th time Lesley has earned the honor, posting a 3.42 in 2017-18. Southern Vermont earned its seventh-straight accolade for the program by posting a 3.49 GPA, while Eastern Nazarene posted a team GPA of 3.09 to garner the award.
773 college teams collected the Team Academic Award—289 being men's programs while the other 484 were women's squads. 191 schools had both their men's and women's programs honored.
Portions of this release courtesy of Southern Vermont Sports Information