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St. Pius X Golden Lions
Volleyball Team Earns National Academic Honor
August 18th, 2015
The St. Pius X volleyball team was honored for its academic excellence by the American Volleyball Coaches Association for 2014-15. Over 700 teams received the award which 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 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale.
The AVCA Team Academic Award has become one of the AVCA's fastest growing awards programs, seeing an impressive surge in teams honored over the past several years. Since the 2000-2001 season, the number of recipients have increased every single year but one, while amassing a 476 team increase over the span of the last decade. Since the award's inception in 1993, the amount of award winners has increased from 62 to its current number of 752.