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Eight Sun Belt Programs Earn United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award

NEW ORLEANS – Eight Sun Belt Conference women’s soccer programs are recipients of the 2021 United Soccer Coaches’ Team Academic Award, the organization announced this week.

United Soccer Coaches annually celebrate the academic achievements of high school and college soccer teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over the course of a full academic year.

To receive the honor, a program must have posted a team grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the 2020-21 academic year.

The Sun Belt women’s soccer programs earning recognition were: App State, Arkansas State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia State, Little Rock, Louisiana, ULM and Texas State.