GILBERT, Ariz. — The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is proud to announce that 31 programs have earned the 2018 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division II National Academic Team Award.
The Division II National Academic Team Award recognizes programs that earned a team grade-point average of 3.0 or higher during the fall semester of the 2018-19 school year.
Slippery Rock University posted the highest team GPA for the second year in a row with a mark of 3.66. Second on the list is Pace University with a team GPA of 3.65 and listed third is Southern New Hampshire University with a 3.63. West Chester University and Lindenwood University round out the top-five performers with team GPAs of 3.59 and 3.58, respectively.
Three Division II academic awards remain to be announced — the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad will be announced on March 19, the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Scholars of Distinction on March 26 and the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Scholar-Athlete on April 2.