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Men's Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: November 21, 2013
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By Rachel Buck (@GBRachel)

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) – The Green Bay men’s soccer program was recently awarded an NSCAA Team Academic Award for its accomplishments in the classroom during the 2012-13 academic year.

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) annually recognizes college soccer programs that have excelled in the classroom in addition to its work on the field.

Head coach Dan Popik’s squad recorded a cumulative grade point average of 3.03 during the academic year to take home honors for the second time in program history (2010). The Phoenix was one of five teams in the Horizon league to receive the honor including Milwaukee, UIC, Oakland and Valparaiso.

“This is a great honor for the program and demonstrates our players commitment to achieving excellence in the classroom,” head coach Dan Popik said.

A total of 862 college soccer teams (269 men, 593 women) posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher to earn the distinction. Of that total, 182 school had both their men’s and women’s programs recognized, including Green Bay. The entire list is available here.

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Saturday , August 22
Men's Soccer 
at DePaul (Exhibition)
3:00 PM
Chicago, Ill. (Wish Field)
 
Friday , August 28
Men's Soccer 
at Northern Illinois
7:00 PM
Dekalb, Ill. (Soccer Complex)
 
Sunday , August 30
Men's Soccer 
vs. Drake
1:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Sunday , September 06
Men's Soccer 
vs. Western Illinois
1:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Friday , September 11
Men's Soccer 
at Grand Canyon
9:30 PM
Phoenix, Ariz. (GCU Soccer Field)
 
Sunday , September 13
Men's Soccer 
at Incarnate Word
2:00 PM
Phoenix, Ariz. (GCU Soccer Field)
 
Thursday , September 17
Men's Soccer 
at Cincinnati
6:30 PM
Cincinnati, Ohio (Gettler Stadium)
 
Sunday , September 20
Men's Soccer 
at UIC
1:00 PM
Chicago, Ill. (Flames Field)
 
Saturday , September 26
Men's Soccer 
at Wright State
6:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio (Rinzler Student Sports Complex)
 
Wednesday, September 30
Men's Soccer 
at Wisconsin
7:00 PM
Madison, Wis. (McClimon Soccer Complex)
 
Saturday , October 03
Men's Soccer 
vs. Belmont
7:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Saturday , October 10
Men's Soccer 
vs. Detroit
7:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Wednesday, October 14
Men's Soccer 
at Milwaukee (Chancellor's Cup)
7:00 PM
Milwaukee, Wis. (Engelmann Stadium)
 
Saturday , October 17
Men's Soccer 
vs. Oakland
7:00 PM
ALDO SANTAGA STADIUM
 
Tuesday , October 20
Men's Soccer 
at Western Michigan
3:00 PM
Kalamazoo, Mich. (WMU Soccer Complex)
 
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