MIT along with Harvard University and Stanford University were the only institutions to have both its men's and women's volleyball teams qualify for the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award. In addition, MIT was the only Division III program to double-up on AVCA accolades. Initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, this award honors collegiate and high school teams that displayed excellence in the classroom by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 mark on a 5.0 scale.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - For the second year in a row, the MIT women's volleyball team earned a spot on the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Team with junior Alex May receiving Third-Team accolades. The award is the 13th for the program as it ranks third at the Institute in overall selections behind football (25) and men's cross country and track and field (14).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Junior outside hitter Alex May added two more awards to her resume following the announcement of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and New England Women's Volleyball Association (NEWVA) All-Region Teams.