NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (October 8, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's and women's soccer team have been recognized by the United Soccer Coaches Association earning the organization's 2018-19 College Team Academic Award as announced on October 3.
A total of 995 soccer teams (346 men, 649 women) from the NCAA Division I, Division II, Division II, NAIA, NCCAA and Junior College ranks posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher, thereby earning the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2018-19 academic year.
Of that number, 258 schools had both their men's and women's programs recognized. JWU was one of those institutions with men's soccer earning a 3.36 team GPA and women's soccer recording a 3.55
For a complete listing of this year's winners, click here.
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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138).
About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu.
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