NSU Volleyball Earns Award From USMC & AVCA

LEXINGTON, KY (NSUWolves.com) — The United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced today the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Awards, with Northern State University honored. The award, initiated in the 1992–93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or 4.1 on a 5.0 scale.

This is the tenth consecutive year that the volleyball program has been honored and 19th overall. The Wolves posted semester grade point averages of 3.57 in the fall and 3.63 in the spring.

About the United States Marine Corps

Our long-standing partner, the United States Marine Corps, extends its support to AVCA’s administrators and coaches. Just as you make every effort to help your student-athletes succeed, the Marine Corps strives to help every Marine reach their potential. Whether engaging local Marines to work with your athletes or recognizing and referring high-achieving students, your support as an influencer ensures the success of our youth and the future of our nation. For more information about the Marine Influencer Program please visit us at connect.marines.com.

About the AVCA

The AVCA, an educationally based nonprofit headquartered in Lexington, KY, is the largest and most diverse volleyball coaches’ association in the world. With a broad mandate to develop the sport, the AVCA provides leadership, recognition, advocacy, and professional development opportunities to over 8,200 volleyball coaches. Members include college, high school, club, and youth coaches, and well as a wide variety of product and service providers. Further information is available at avca.org.