Denver Women’s Soccer Earns Team Academic Award
Denver’s men’s and women’s soccer programs earn United Soccer Coaches’ Team Academic Award for ninth-straight season
Oct. 9, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Denver/United Soccer Coaches) – The University of Denver women’s soccer program earned the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the ninth-straight season in 2016-17, the United Soccer Coaches’ Association announced.
Denver’s women’s program combined for a 3.57, tying for 62nd of 333 women’s teams in the nation. The Pioneers’ men’s and women’s programs each won the team academic award for the ninth-straight season.
A total of 838 collegiate teams (293 men, 545 women) earned the Team Academic Award, including 195 schools who had both their men's and women's programs among the recipients.
United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of high school and college soccer teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over the course of a full school year.
College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade point of average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster.
UP NEXT: Denver will have the rest of the weekend off before continuing its three-match Summit League road swing next week when the Pioneers head to Oral Roberts (Oct. 12/6 p.m. MT) and Omaha (Oct. 15/12 p.m. MT).
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