USC 2016-17 COLLEGE TEAM ACADEMIC AWARD WINNERS
BOSTON – Suffolk women's soccer has been recognized for its efforts inside the classroom for the ninth consecutive season as the 2016-17 Rams earned the United Soccer Coaches (USC), formerly the National Soccer Collegiate Coaches Association (NSCAA), Team Academic Award distinction, the national organization announced Thursday morning.
The highest academic team honor is bestowed upon programs that are current members of the USC with a composite grade point average of 3.25 or better on a 4.0 scale.
Collectively, the Rams combined for a 3.33 cumulative GPA. Suffolk was one of six GNAC teams to collect the honor with Albertus Magnus, Johnson & Wales, Mount Ida, Saint Joseph's (Maine) and Simmons also achieving the feat, as well as conference newcomer Regis. Overall, 831 collegiate teams – 282 men and 531 women - across all divisions made the list.