LEXINGTON, Ky.- Alabama State Volleyball was named a recipient of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, the organizations announced Monday.
The award, initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors volleyball teams across all levels of competition that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale or 4.10 on a 5.0 scale. A record 1,313 teams earned the award for the 2019-2020 season, topping last year’s record by almost 200 teams.
The Lady Hornets won the award for the first time since 2015 and are the lone representative from the Southwestern Athletic Conference on the list. Alabama State remains the only SWAC school to ever receive the recognition.
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