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Dordt Volleyball Earns AVCA Honor

August 7, 2014

(Thursday, August 7; Sioux Center, Iowa)  The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced 676 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2012-13 season.  Dordt College was one of 33 NAIA teams to achieve this mark.

The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

The Defender women were accorded NAIA Scholar-Team status earlier this summer and will open practice for the 2014 season on Monday, August 11.  Dordt opens the season at the Biola Classic in Los Angeles, California on Thursday and Friday, August 21 and 22.

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