SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— The United State Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2019 season, naming the UC Santa Barbara women's volleyball team to its ranks for the sixth consecutive year. A record 1,315 programs and 227 NCAA Division I teams were included in this year's selection.
The award honors volleyball programs that maintain a year-long grade-point average (GPA) of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale, or 4.10 on a 5.0 scale. The Gauchos stayed the course throughout the entire season, earning a 3.63 team GPA in the winter and breaking the program record in the spring quarter with a team GPA of 3.70.
For the full list of USMC/AVCA Academic Award recipients, click here.