Arkansas’ soccer program has received a Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for having a team grade point average of 3.0 or better for the 2008-09 academic year.
Arkansas has been honored by the NSCAA for eight consecutive years, the longest streak in the Southeastern Conference. The team’s 3.29 GPA is also the second-best in the SEC behind Vanderbilt (3.32).
I am so proud of our young women for again striving for excellence, this time in the classroom, head coach Erin Aubry says. To have a team GPA of 3.29 is a huge feat and a testament to how great this team’s work ethic is in every arena of their lives. We talk about rising to our potential as citizens, students and athletes every day, so to see them following through with this mission is fulfilling. [read more]