Blue Jay Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award
July 30, 2012
LEXINGTON, KY – The Johns Hopkins volleyball team was one of a record 535 teams that have earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2011-12 academic year. The Blue Jays posted a team GPA of 3.34 for the year and earn the honor for the first time in program history. In addition, 13 Blue Jays finished with a GPA of 3.20 or better for the year.
The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale.
Hopkins is one of five Centennial Conference teams to earn the honor, joining Bryn Mawr, Franklin & Marshall, Muhlenberg and Swarthmore. Hopkins opens the 2012 season on September 1 at the JHU Invitational (hosted by Goucher), facing Goucher and Cabrini.
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