Skyhawks acknowledged for averaging a 3.56 grade-point common in 2020-21
EASTON, Mass. (July 20, 2021)– The US Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Affiliation (AVCA) not too long ago introduced that 1,275 groups have earned the USMC/AVCA Group Educational Award for the 2020-21 season together with Stonehill Faculty’s girls’s volleyball staff.
The award, which was initiated within the 1992-93 tutorial 12 months, honors collegiate and highschool volleyball groups that displayed excellence within the classroom through the college 12 months by sustaining a minimum of a 3.30 cumulative staff grade-point common (GPA) on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative staff GPA on a 5.0 scale.
The AVCA Group Educational Award is the only largest award supplied by amount of colleges, gamers, and coaches honored. Women highschool once more had probably the most winners by class, with 413 groups receiving honors, whereas 637 girls’s groups amongst all three divisions had been acknowledged with 161 being Division II establishments. Over 2,000 completely different faculties have earned the award in this system’s 29-year historical past, with 13,153 awards given out whole.
The Skyhawks be part of Adelphi College, Assumption College, Bentley College, Franklin Pierce College, the Faculty of Saint Rose, Southern Connecticut State College, and Southern New Hampshire College because the Northeast-10 Conference groups to make the checklist. Adelphi leads the groups with 13 honors, whereas Stonehill has collected six awards. Among the many 161 NCAA Division II establishments that sponsor girls’s volleyball, 33 applications had been honored for educational excellence throughout the nation for the 2020-21 tutorial calendar.
Of the Purple & White, 15 gamers boasted a GPA between 3.00-4.00 within the newest NE10 Educational Honor Roll. Stonehill, below the path of third-year head coach Craig Martin, garnered a 3.56 cumulative GPA over the 2 semesters. Current graduate Sophia Poveda and junior Lauren Wilke acquired the Faculty Sports activities Data Administrators of America (CoSIDA) Educational All-District® I first staff award in June, as Poveda was additionally chosen for her third Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports activities Scholar Award. Current graduate Diana Kolb and junior Abby Remick earned an ideal 4.0 GPA this previous semester.
Stonehill wrapped up its 2019 season with a 17-10 general mark and a 9-4 NE10 document, as they made their second look within the NE10 Event semifinal spherical in three years, following a third-place common season end. These data had been the most effective for the Skyhawks since 2014 and so they completed eighth within the NCAA East Area. The 2020 season was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, because the Skyhawks performed three matches for a 2-1 document.
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