The University of Toledo women’s soccer team has earned the Team Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches for the 2018-19 academic year after ranking ninth among NCAA Division I programs.
A total of 995 college teams (346 men, 649 women) earned the Team Academic Award, including 258 schools that had both their men’s and women’s programs among the recipients.The Rockets posted a 3.71 grade-point average last year, tying for 14th among all NCAA schools. Nine athletes earned a 3.40 GPA or higher, while Lexa Bauer and Betsy Lueck each earned a 4.00.
Toledo was one of two Mid-American Conference schools to earn the Team Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches. Western Michigan University tied for 20th in Division I and 30th in the country.
United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of high school and college soccer teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over a course of a full school year.
College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade-point average of 3.00 or better on a 4.00 scale for all players on the roster.