🏐 Jayhawks Receive 2021-2022 AVCA Team Academic Award
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and the United States Marine Corps (USMC) announced today that Kansas Volleyball was awarded the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2021-22 season. The award, initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a yearlong grade-point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale or 4.10 on a 5.0 scale.
The accolade marks the third consecutive season the KU Volleyball team earned the AVCA Team Academic Award. The Jayhawks are one of 201 D1 teams earning the award.
The top-20 percent of team GPA’s from each division are designated as Team Academic Honor Roll schools, representing the highest scholarly achievement in the sport of volleyball.
The AVCA, an educationally based nonprofit headquartered in Lexington, KY, is the largest and most diverse volleyball coaches’ association in the world. With a broad mandate to develop the sport, the AVCA provides leadership, recognition, advocacy, and professional development opportunities to over 8,000 volleyball coaches. Members include college, high school, club, and youth coaches, and well as a wide variety of product and service providers. Further information is available at avca.org.
About the United States Marine Corps
Our long-standing partner, the United States Marine Corps, extends its support to our nation’s coaches and educators. Just as you make every effort to help your student-athletes succeed, the Marine Corps strives to help every Marine reach his or her potential. Whether engaging a local Marine to work with your athletes or recognizing high-achieving students, with your support as an influencer we will work together to ensure the success of our youth and the future of our nation.