Volleyball: Mount Union Wins AVCA Academic Award For Ninth Consecutive Year

Volleyball: Mount Union Wins AVCA Academic Award For Ninth Consecutive Year

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

The Raiders compiled a team cumulative grade-point average of 3.40 and had seven players named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference last season.

Mount Union is one of 150 Division III women's programs to receive the Team Academic Award this year.

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 2017 at home hosting the Mount Union Invitational Friday and Saturday, September 1-2 at the MAAC in Alliance.