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Soccer wins 7th straight Team Academic Award

Soccer wins 7th straight Team Academic Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 5, 2017) - United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA) announced on Thursday the Team Academic Award Winners at the high school and college levels to recognize exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year. 

Salem College won its 7th straight award. The Spirits have earned the recognition in each year they have been able to participate as a program.

Recipients2016-17 College Team Academic Award winners

All-Time College Team Academic Award Winners:  Women

United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of high school and college soccer teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over the course of a full school year. 

College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade point of average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster.



United Soccer Coaches, formerly the NSCAA, was founded in 1941 and is the largest community for soccer coaches in the world. We unite coaches of all levels around the love of the game and we elevate the game through advocacy, education and service.