KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Hofstra men’s and women’s soccer teams have been recognized by United Soccer Coaches for their hard work in the classroom during the 2020-21 school year, the organization said in a statement on Thursday.
United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of high school and college football teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over the course of a full school year.
The male team led by Richard nuttall accumulated a cumulative GPA of 3.68 for the academic year while the women’s program achieved a GPA of 3.64. This is the 10th time that men have been honored with this award and the 11th time for women.
College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services program with a GPA of 3.0 or better on a scale of 4.0 for all players on the roster for the 2020 school year- 21. A total of 602 football teams (220 men, 382 women) posted a GPA of 3.0 or higher, winning the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2020-21 academic year. Of this total, 90 schools have had their programs for men and women recognized.