SEWANEE, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2017) – The Sewanee women's soccer team continued its academic success Friday, as the Tigers were named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award honoree.
The Tigers were one of 918 soccer programs (326 men/592 women) that qualified for this award. Sewanee posted a combined cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.28. To qualify for the award, a team must have had a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the entire academic year.
Under head coach Patrick Johnston, Sewanee has earned NSCAA Team Academic Awards every season.
The NSCAA is the world's largest soccer coaches' organization with members at every level of the game, from professional to grassroots. The membership also includes administrators, referees and others in the soccer industry. The NSCAA provides its members opportunities to enhance the game of soccer by providing a national education program, interaction and networking opportunities, and membership benefits.