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Men’s and Women’s Soccer Recognized for Academic Excellence

September 24, 2020

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Seattle University men’s and women’s soccer teams earned a 2019–20 United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Awards.

Seattle University men’s and women’s soccer teams earned a 2019–20 United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Awards.

For the women, this marks its ninth such honor in the past 10 years. The team members excelled in the classroom this past school year, compiling a collective 3.456 grade point average. The men earned a 3.328 grade point average for the academic year, marking its fifth time in the last seven years with a team GPA above 3.0.

Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program, with a composite GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster for the 2019–20 academic year.
 
In the 2019 season, Seattle U women won their fifth WAC Tournament Championship and advanced to its fifth NCAA Tournament since 2013. The Redhawk men won the 2019 WAC Tournament Championship and beat Loyola Marymount in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The team is the lone Division I program to win at least 11 games in each of the last seven seasons and own the longest active unbeaten streak in the nation (16).

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