Cameron Muh | Posted: 13 Jul 2023 | Updated: 19 Jul 2023

BYU earns 2023 USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award

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2022-23 BYU women's volleyball earns USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. — BYU women’s volleyball was among 201 women's NCAA Division I teams to earn the 2023 United States Marine Corps (USMC)/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, the USMC and AVCA announced on Thursday.

Beginning in the 1992-93 academic year, the award honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale or 4.10 on a 5.0 scale. As a team, the Cougars earned a 3.49 GPA during the past fall and winter semesters.

This is the fourth-consecutive season that BYU has received the award, earning it from 2020-2022 as well. It also marks the ninth time the Cougars have been awarded the honor.

A complete list of teams recognized by the AVCA can be found at the organization's website.

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