Volleyball and Women’s Basketball Teams Recognized for Academic Achievement


Publication Date: 8/1/2007

The Rhodes College Volleyball Team is one of 308 teams in the nation to receive the Game Plan/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The award, initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors college and high school teams that have displayed excellence in the classroom by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade point average on a 4.0 scale and a 4.10 cumulative team grade point average on a 5.0 scale during the school year. Nominating head coaches must be AVCA members. Each school receives a plaque, and each player a certificate commemorating the designation.

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association has announced their 2006-07 Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for NCAA Division III. Rhodes finished 15th nationally with a team grade point average of 3.456.