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Women's Volleyball Earns NEWVA Academic Team Award

Springfield College Women's Volleyball Bristol, R.I. - March 10, 2011 - The Springfield College women's volleyball team was one of 12 teams from across New England to earn the New England Women’s Volleyball Association (NEWVA) Academic Team Award. Teams achieved the award by attaining a team-average of at least a 3.30 GPA during the fall semester.

The NEWVA Academic Team Award was established in 2008 to recognize the hard work and dedication of the teams’ student-athletes off the court and in the classroom.

Of the 12 teams, five teams participated in the NCAA Division III Tournament this fall. As a team, Springfield reached the NCAA Regional Final, the farthest a team from New England advanced in the national tournament.

Listed below are the NEWVA Academic Team Award winners. The number of years a team has won the award is listed in parentheses.

Amherst College (1)
Bowdoin College (3)
Connecticut College (3)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2)
Middlebury College (3)
Norwich University (1)
Roger Williams University (2)
Smith College (1)
Springfield College (2)
Tufts University (1)
University of New England (1)
Williams College (3)

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Head Coach Moira Long Moira Long will enter her third season as head women's volleyball coach in the fall of 2013. Long has wasted little time putting her stamp on the program, taking the Pride to consecutive trips to the NCAA Championships, including the Elite Eight in 2011. Read more.

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