The Georgia Gwinnett College men’s and women’s soccer teams have received United Soccer Coaches’ College Team Academic Awards for scholastic success during the 2020-21 school year, the organization announced on Thursday, September 23.
The United Soccer Coaches’ collegiate academic awards program recognizes soccer teams that have achieved a 3.0 or higher team grade point averages for each academic year.
GGC is one of 90 colleges nationwide to have both soccer teams honored for 2020-21.
The 2020-21 women’s soccer team, coached by Dr. Mike Giuliano, compiled a 3.24 team GPA. On the pitch, the Grizzlies captured their fourth straight conference title and advanced to the NAIA national tournament during the 2020-21 season.
Meanwhile, the men’s soccer team had a 3.07 team GPA in 2020-21. The team, coached by Steve DeCou, posted its first unbeaten regular season in program history before finishing with a 10-2-2 record.