NSCAA Team Academic Award

Saint Mary's Soccer Team Earns Academic Award

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary’s College soccer team was among 259 NCAA Division I, II, and III and NAIA women’s soccer programs to earn National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) College Team Academic Award for 2008.

It is the third straight year that the Belles’ team has earned the accolade that is given to teams that achieve a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Saint Mary’s was one of four MIAA teams to earn the NSCAA’s annual honor. Alma College, Hope College, and Olivet College were also honored this fall. The Belles and the Flying Dutch of Hope College both posted a 3.34 to have the highest GPAs of league schools.

For a complete listing of NSCAA Team Academic Award winners, visit http://www.nscaa.com/articles/20081119120007383.php.