Phoenix Volleyball Receives AVCA Team Academic Award

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Release: August 08, 2013
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The 2012-13 Phoenix squad earned a 3.565 team GPA.

By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its Team Academic Award recipients for the 2012-13 academic year on Wednesday, recognizing UW-Green Bay as one of the record-setting 130 NCAA Division I schools on the list. The Phoenix earned an outstanding 3.565 grade-point average and garnered its ninth AVCA team honor since 2001.

“We are extremely proud of our team for earning such an impressive honor,” first-year head coach Michaela Franklin said. “Our team is committed to excellence both on and off the court, and this award is a reflection of their hard work and dedication.”

The award, which was initiated in 1992-93, 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 GPA on a 4.0 scale. All told, a record 622 college and prep teams were recognized in 2012-13.

To view the official AVCA release and the complete list of honorees, click here.

Green Bay officially begins practice for the 2013 season on Friday and will hold an open scrimmage and free kids clinic at the Kress Center on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 3:30 p.m. Franklin’s squad will play its first regular season contest on Aug. 30 against Northern Illinois at the NIU Invitational.

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