Evann Carpenter, Assistant Athletic Director of Athletic Communications
KANSAS CITY – A total of 889 soccer teams (333 men, 556 women) posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher, thereby earning the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 academic year.
For the second straight year, the Chowan Men’s and Women’s soccer programs were recognized with the 174 other programs that posted both programs. Chowan was the only university in the Conference Carolinas to post both men’s and women’s programs on the list.
The 2019-20 academic year marked the fifth time under Coach Chris Whalley on the men’s side and the second time under Coach Fernando Zuniga for the women. The women’s program posted a 3.59 GPA, good for second among Conference Carolinas programs, while the men were third.
For the full list of USCA College Team Academic Award Recipients, click here.