Women's Volleyball: Mount Union Earns AVCA Team Academic Award For 11th Straight Year

Women's Volleyball: Mount Union Earns AVCA Team Academic Award For 11th Straight Year

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mount Union's volleyball team has been selected to receive the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for an 11th straight year.

The Purple Raiders are one of 175 NCAA Division III teams to receive the award and one of just 21 teams currently with a streak of consecutive awards in double digits.

Mount Union had five student-athletes named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference last season.

The award which was initiated in 1992 honors high school and collegiate volleyball teams who maintain a minimum 3.30 grade-point average. 

Mount Union opens the 2019 at home hosting the Mount Union Invitational Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 at Timken Gymnasium in Alliance.

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