The University of Scranton women's soccer team has proven itself successful both on the pitch and in the classroom, earning the National Soccer Coaches Association's Team Academic Award for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Royals, who finished the 2015 season with a 13-4-2 record while compiling a team grade-point average of 3.59. They are one of 577 women's soccer teams across all three NCAA divisions to receive the NSCAA Team Academic Award. Of those 577 teams, only 37 of them matched or exceeded Scranton's 3.59 GPA.
To qualify for the award, the team must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the entire academic year. The team GPA is determined by adding every player's GPA, then dividing by the number of players.