Elon Men’s Basketball, Men’s XC Earn CAA Team Academic Excellence Award

RICHMOND, Va. – Elon University’s men’s basketball and men’s cross country programs have been recognized as the recipients of the inaugural Colonial Athletic Association Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2016-17 campaign, the league office announced on Thursday, Aug. 3.

The Team Academic Excellence Award recognizes the institution with the highest collective grade point average (GPA) in all 22 sports sponsored by the CAA. The team GPA is a calculation of the grade point average of each student-athlete who appeared on an institution’s roster throughout the final day of his or her respective championship seasons during the 2016-17 academic year.

2016-17 CAA Team Academic Excellence Award
Baseball: William & Mary
Men’s Basketball: Elon
Women’s Basketball: Drexel
Men’s Cross Country: Elon
Women’s Cross Country: Hofstra
Men’s Outdoor Track & Field: Northeastern
Women’s Outdoor Track & Field: William & Mary
Field Hockey: Hofstra
Football: Villanova
Men’s Golf: William & Mary
Women’s Golf: UNCW
Men’s Lacrosse: Fairfield
Women’s Lacrosse: Drexel
Rowing: Villanova
Men’s Soccer: Drexel
Women’s Soccer: Drexel
Softball: UNCW
Men’s Swimming & Diving: Drexel
Women’s Swimming & Diving: Drexel
Men’s Tennis: Hofstra
Women’s Tennis: Hofstra
Volleyball: Northeastern