Eight ACC Men's & Women's Soccer Teams Earn NSCAA Team Academic Honors

Nov. 19, 2010


GREENSBORO, N.C. – Eight Atlantic Coast Conference men’s and women’s soccer programs earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Awards.

A total of 630 soccer teams, including 194 men’s programs and 436 women’s teams, posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher, thereby earning the NSCAA Team Academic Award for the 2009-10 academic year, while Duke was one of 125 schools that had both its men's and women's programs recognized.

Below are the ACC programs that were recognized:

ACC Women’s Soccer
Clemson, Head Coach: Hershey Strosberg
Duke, Head Coach: Robbie Church
Florida State, Head Coach: Mark Krikorian
Miami, Head Coach: Tricia Taliaferro
Virginia, Head Coach: Steve Swanson

ACC Men’s Soccer
Duke, Head Coach: John Kerr
NC State, Head Coach: George Tarantini
Virginia Tech, Head Coach: Mike Brizendine