Toledo soccer finishes sixth nationally in team GPA

November 27, 2012 | News, UToday
By Brian DeBenedictis

The Toledo women’s soccer team has been recognized for its achievements in the classroom by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The Rockets received the association’s 2011-12 Team Academic Award.

UT posted a 3.58 overall grade-point average during the 2011-12 academic year to rank sixth among Division I programs, marking the seventh-consecutive year the Rockets have posted a top-10 mark.

Toledo also finished third nationally in 2005-06, tied for second in 2006-07, 10th in 2007-08, second in 2008-09, tied for second in 2009-10, and most recently tied for fifth in 2010-11.

UT was one of four Mid-American Conference teams to rank among the top 10, along with national leader Western Michigan (3.65 GPA), No. 3 Bowling Green (3.61 GPA) and No. 4 Central Michigan (3.61 GPA).

The three-time MAC regular-season and four-time tournament champions have posted team GPAs above 3.0 in each of the last 23 semesters under Head Coach Brad Evans.

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