Greenville, S.C. – The NCCAA national office presented 62 teams from across the country with the Scholar Team Award for the 2012 academic fall semester. Union University had two of their teams to make the list. Women’s Cross Country and Women’s Soccer were the two falls sports to earn this honor.
The women’s cross country team posted a combined 3.67 GPA, while the women’s soccer team posted a combined 3.60 GPA.
The purpose of this award is to honor NCCAA athletic teams that demonstrate academic success in the classroom, emphasize the importance of academics within our national organization, and promote individual student athlete scholarship on the team. NCCAA Scholar Teams have a minimum grade point average of 3.40 on a 4.00 scale.
This announcement comes after Union put 51 fall student-athletes on the Gulf South Conference Academic Honor Roll list and 15 fall student-athletes on the NCCAA Scholar Athlete list.
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