Men'sand Women's Soccer Programs Garner USC Team A...

    September 30, 2020

    The University of Scranton men's and women's soccer teams both garnered the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 school year as announced by the organization on Thursday afternoon.

    The Team Academic Award recognizes teams with a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 for the entire academic year.

    Scranton was one of 176 institutions to have both the men's and women's program recognized for their accomplishments in the classroom. A total of 889 teams (333 men, 556 women) from across all three NCAA Divisions were recognized.

    The women's soccer team led by head coach Colleen Pivirotto has now earned the award in an impressive 22 straight years with a team GPA of 3.58 in the 2019-20 academic year.

    Head coach Matt Pivirotto's men's soccer team posted a 3.41 GPA to receive the honor for a seventh straight year and 11th time overall.

    The United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award was established in 1996 under the organization's previous name of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

    Click here to view the full list of institutions that were honored by United Soccer Coaches on Thursday.

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