The Ohio State men’s volleyball team earned a spot on the AVCA Team Academic Honor Roll according to a release from the university on Monday. It was one of only 38 programs to receive the honor, and it did it by posting the seventh-best grade point average in the country.
“Coaches have the most influence during difficult times,” said AVCA Executive Director Kathy DeBoer. “Keeping student-athletes focused on their academic success when their volleyball identity was suddenly gone is leadership worth celebrating.”
In order to make the AVCA Team Honor Roll, a squad must maintain a 3.30 or better grade point average for the academic calendar year. The academic award was implemented in 1992, and Ohio State has now been recognized in three of the last four years (2017, 2018, 2020).
📚🤓👨💻 Ohio State finished inside the top-7 nationally across all three divisions for team grade-point average, earning a spot on the 2020 AVCA Team Academic Honor Roll.
— OSU Men's Volleyball (@OhioStateMVB) July 20, 2020