The Ohio State women’s volleyball team earned the AVCA Team Academic Award as one of a record 1,314 teams to receive national recognition for the 2019-20 academic year.
In order to be eligible for the honor, a program must achieve excellence in the classroom by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale. There were 227 Division I women’s programs honored.
“Coaches have the most influence during difficult times,” said AVCA Executive Director Kathy DeBoer. “Keeping student-athletes focused on their academic success when their volleyball identity was suddenly gone is leadership worth celebrating.”
Scarlet and Gray student-athletes succeeded in the classroom during the 2019-20 academic year, with 11 student-athletes securing Academic All-Big Ten honors while 16 were named OSU Scholar-Athletes.
Jordan Fry, Mia Grunze, Lauren Witte and Camryn Moeller capped off the year with Big Ten Distinguished Scholar honors, posting GPAs of 3.7 or higher after earning Academic All-Big Ten nods the year before.
Additionally, Witte and Grunze also achieved flawless 4.0 GPAs for the 2019-20 academic year.
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