IW volleyball team earns Academic Award

The Iowa Wesleyan women?s volleyball team was one of 973 teams to earn the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2017-2018 season. The award winners were announced today by the AVCA.

The honor recognizes collegiate and high school volleyball teams that maintained at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative grade point average on a 5.0 scale. This award was initiated in the 1992-1993 academic year.

Iowa Wesleyan was one of 173 NCAA Division III institutions to receive the honor. IW was joined on the list by four members of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Association. The SLIAC members included Principia College, MacMurray College, Westminster College, and Webster University.

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The IW volleyball team will begin their 2018 schedule on Aug 31.