Aug. 7, 2013
THE FLATS – The Georgia Tech volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2012-13 season, the association announced Wednesday.
The Yellow Jackets were one of 130 NCAA Division I teams and one of two ACC schools recognized for academic excellence. Tech maintained a 3.30 team GPA in 2012-13 to garner the award for the first time.
The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year. To qualify teams must maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale.