UC Women's Soccer Wins 7th Straight NSCAA Team Academic Award

Dec. 3, 2012

CINCINNATI — The University of Cincinnati women’s soccer team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s Team Academic Award for the seventh consecutive year, the NSCAA announced Nov. 15.

The 2012 NSCAA Team Academic Award recognizes collegiate soccer programs that achieved a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale during the entire 2010-11 academic year.

Since its inception in 1996, UC has earned the NCSAA Team Academic Award eight times (2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012).

Overall, a total of 717 college soccer teams (220 men, 497 women) posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Kan., the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate coaches, encourage excellence and serve the soccer community.

The NSCAA is the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization with members at every level of the game. The membership is primarily made up of coaches, but also includes administrators, referees and others in the soccer industry. The NSCAA provides its members ways to enhance the game of soccer by providing a national education program, interaction and networking opportunities, and membership benefits.