NFHCA announces 2018 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division II National Academic Team Award

2018 Zag Sports/NFHCA Division II National Academic Team Award

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.

To see the full list of Division II National Academic Team Award winners, click here. View past award winners here.

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.