Men’s and Women’s Soccer Programs Collect NSCAA Team Academic Awards

Men’s and Women’s Soccer Programs Collect NSCAA Team Academic Awards

The University of Scranton men's and women's soccer teams were honored once again for their collective work in the classroom on Monday, as the team's earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's (NSCAA) College Team Academic Award for the 2014-15 school year.

In order to qualify for the College Team Academic Award, a squad must have a collective grade point average of 3.0 or above. In all, 875 teams from around the country earned the award, as the University of Scranton was one of only 220 schools to have both their men's and women's teams honored.

The men's team, led by head coach Matt Pivirotto, registered a 3.19 GPA last year, marking the second straight season they have earned the College Team Academic Award. This is also the eighth time in program history they have garnered the award, winning it four of the last six years.

The women's squad, head coached by Colleen Pivirotto, tallied a 3.36 GPA last academic year to earn the award for the 17th consecutive season dating back to 1999.

For the full list of NSCAA College Team Academic Award winners for 2014-15, click here: http://www.nscaa.com/awards/2014-15-college-team-academic-award-winners.

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