Women's Volleyball Garners AVCA's Team Academic Award
Lexington, Ky. - August 9, 2013
- The Springfield College women's volleyball team was one of 93 programs throughout Division III to be recognized with the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. The award recognizes those programs maintained at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 GPA on a 5.0 scale.
A total of 310 collegiate women's volleyball programs spanning Divisions I, II, and II received the honor. In addition to Springfield, fellow New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) members MIT and Emerson were honored as a total of 11 institutions from across New England earned the academic award.
The Pride will open up the 2013 season on September 6 when it kicks off the Springfield College Invitational against Simmons at 5:00 pm.
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.
Contact Head Coach Moira Long
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