LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Virginia Wesleyan University volleyball team was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Assocation (AVCA) All-Academic List for its work in the classroom this year. The Marlins were one of 175 NCAA Division III Women's teams to be named to the list of honorees.
The award honors those collegiate and high school programs that have displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. Virginia Wesleyan combined for a team GPA of 3.5 with players majoring in 10 different fields of study.
Volleyball finished last season with a 16-12 record, making it to the ODAC Championship semifinals. This seasons will begin with a home match against Pitt-Bradford on August 30.