GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Siena Heights University baseball team was awarded the 2017-18 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award as announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) office on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The team received the honor after reporting a team GPA of 3.16 for the 2017-18 academic year.
This award was given to a record number 292 programs from every level of college and high school baseball. Teams must obtain a GPA over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire academic year in order to receive the award.
The Saints were one of 14 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) member schools to receive the award this year and join the University of Jamestown (N.D.) as one of two NAIA teams to be granted the award every year since its inception in 2015-16.
For the complete list of teams that were honored click here.