Camels earn AVCA Team Academic Award

Team Huddle (Will Bratton Photo)
Team Huddle (Will Bratton Photo)

BUIES CREEK, N.C. --- The Campbell volleyball team has been named a recipient of the 2016-17 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award.

The award honors collegiate volleyball teams that display excellence in the classroom during the academic year. The Camels surpassed the 3.30 minimum team GPA during the previous school year to qualify for the academic accolade.

Campbell was one of 145 Division I teams to receive the honor and one of five Big South Conference schools to be recognized. Eleven members of the Camels' 2016 squad surpassed a 3.0 GPA for the 2016-17 academic year.

Campbell last received the award following the 2014 campaign.