LakePoint, Ga. – The Lipscomb women’s soccer team has added to last season’s collection of accolades with a team academic award from the United Soccer Coaches for their 2016-17 classroom performance.
The Bisons compiled one of the top accumulated GPA’s in the country with a 3.70 mark, an improvement on the previous season's 3.69 number which was the top GPA in the entirety of Division I.
Lipscomb was joined by North Florida (3.29), FGCU (3.52), and Kennesaw State (3.39) as one of 531 women’s teams to earn the distinction. The Bisons and the Ospreys men’s teams were also named among the 282 men's honorees.
The Lady Bisons had the highest GPA of any ASUN men’s or women’s program.
To qualify for the award, teams must have compiled a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the entire academic year.