Sunday, December 30, 2012

Catamount Athletics Year in Review: #6

Catamount Athletics Year in Review #6 - Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award

For the eighth straight year, Western Carolina women's soccer received the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) Team Academic Award with a 3.39 team GPA.

The Catamounts were recognized from over 990 eligible from DIV I, II, III women's soccer programs how are eligible for the award.  Western Carolina ranked number 2 of the 9 Southern Conference teams awarded this year.

"This is one of our team goals every year and it is something the players and I take a lot of pride in," said Head Women's Soccer Coach Chad Miller. "It has become a standard for this program over the last eight years and is one of my favorite awards because it is a reflection of the entire team and what we strive to achieve on and off the field."

To earn the NSCAA Team Academic Award, a team must post at minimum 3.0 GPA cumulative for the entire team for the previous academic year.

Purple & Gold's Year in Review - Top 10:
10.  WCU's 2012 Football Season
9. The 2012 WCU Athletic Hall of Fame Class
8. Foster Tabbed First Team All-Southern Conference

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