Seven Women's Soccer Teams Earn NSCAA Academic Award


Complete List of NSCAA Awards

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Seven Big South Conference women's soccer programs - Campbell, Coastal Carolina, High Point, Presbyterian College, Radford, VMI and Winthrop - earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award by posting a 3.0 or higher for the 2010-11 academic year, it was recently announced by the organization.  This is the most Big South Conference members honored since 2010.

The NSCAA Team Academic Award marks the sixth-straight year that the Fighting Camel women's soccer team has earned this distinction.

The recognition marks the 11th consecutive time in school history for the Chanticleers as they earned a team GPA of 3.42.

The Panthers posted a 3.61 team GPA, winning the award for the second-straight year and fifth since moving up to Division I in 1999.

The Presbyterian College Blue Hose recorded a team GPA of 3.43.

For the third consecutive season, the Radford women's soccer team was honored with the award as they earned a 3.31 cumulative GPA. VMI earned the award under head coach Bryan Williams as they recorded a team GPA of 3.03.

The Eagles earned the award for the second time in program history as they recorded a team GPA of 3.42.

There were 571 women's teams, and 789 total teams, honored with the award.  The seven schools recognized in the Big South also earned the men's team award out of 218 schools nationally.  The national coaches governing body annually hands out the academic honor to schools whose team grade point average is 3.0 or higher and the most recent accolade is for the 2010-11 academic year.