Soccer team ties for sixth nationally in team GPA

December 3, 2013 | News, UToday
By Brian DeBenedictis

The UT women’s soccer team recently was recognized for its achievements in the classroom by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Soccer cover art  DVD 430 CD 253The Rockets received the association’s 2012-13 Team Academic Award.

Toledo posted a 3.62 overall grade-point average during the 2012-13 academic year to tie for sixth among Division I programs, marking the eighth consecutive year the Rockets have posted a top-10 mark.

UT also finished third (3.63 GPA) nationally in 2005-06, tied for second (3.59 GPA) in 2006-07, 10th (3.46 GPA) in 2007-08, second (3.63 GPA) in 2008-09, tied for second (3.63 GPA) in 2009-10, tied for fifth (3.61 GPA) in 2010-11 and sixth (3.58 GPA) in 2011-12.

Toledo was one of two Mid-American Conference teams to rank among the top 10, along with No. 3 Eastern Michigan (3.64 GPA).

The three-time MAC regular-season and four-time tournament champions have posted team GPAs above 3.5 in 17 of the last 25 semesters under Head Coach Brad Evans.

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