NEW ULM, Minn. – The Martin Luther College volleyball team earned the Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Monday.
MLC also earned a spot in the AVCA Academic Honor Roll with one of the top 25 team grade point averages (GPA) in all of NCAA Division III.
A total of 173 teams in NCAA Division III earned the honor, which goes to teams that finished the academic year with a team grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 or higher.
During the fall semester, the Knights finished with a team GPA of 3.82. That was not only the top GPA among all Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) volleyball teams, but also the highest team GPA of any team from any sport in the UMAC last year.
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