SANTA BARBARA, Calif.— The United State Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its yearly USMC/AVCA Team Academic Awards, naming the UC Santa Barbara women's volleyball team to its ranks for the seventh consecutive year. A total of 1,275 programs were honored across all levels of the sport and a record 243 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 once again got it done in the classroom posting a 3.33 team GPA this past spring quarter. They are the sole Big West team to have made the list seven times.
For the full list of USMC/AVCA Academic Award recipients, click here.