Elon Volleyball Receives Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced on July 24 that the Elon volleyball team has been awarded the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2016-17 season after compiling a team cumulative 3.46 GPA. The Phoenix is one of 145 Division I programs to receive the honor for the previous school 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.

Elon begins its 2017 campaign on Aug. 25, opening the Charlotte Invitational against Southern Utah at noon and Belmont at 3 p.m.