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Carroll College men's and women's soccer teams earn USC Team Academic Award

Posted: 4:28 PM, Oct 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-08 13:54:35-04
Carroll men's soccer team earns USC Team Academic Award

(Editor's note: Carroll College media releases)

HELENA -- The Carroll College men’s soccer team received the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award, the organization announced recently.

The award is given to a team that holds a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 40.0 scale). The Saints as a team held a 3.40 GPA.

It’s the sixth consecutive season the Saints have won the award. Out of the 346 men’s teams honored, the Saints held the 48th highest GPA in the country, regardless of college classification.

Carroll College was just one of 258 schools that had both men’s and women’s programs honored.

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The Carroll College women's soccer team garnered the United Soccer Coaches' Team Academic Award for the 16th time in 17 years. The award is given for excellence in the classroom during the 2018-19 period.

The award is given to teams that hold a 3.0 GPA or better during the 2018-19 academic year.

The Saints posted a 3.42 GPA and were just one of 648 women’s teams across college ranks to garner the award.

The Saints women's team has won the award every season under head coach Dave Thorvilson, save 2009 due to an uncompleted nomination.

Carroll College was just one of 258 schools that had both men's and women's programs honored.