McDaniel recognized for academics

(c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
(c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The United Soccer Coaches recently released its Team Academic Award winners for 2016-17 and McDaniel was among the Division III teams recognized.

The award recognizes outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better for the 2016-17 academic year.

The Green Terror was one of 538 women's teams across all divisions (NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA).

It marks the fifth straight year McDaniel was among the honorees, posting a collective grade-point average of 3.62.

McDaniel was one of six Centennial Conference (CC) teams to make the list, joining Bryn Mawr, Dickinson, Haverford, Johns Hopkins and Swarthmore.

The Green Terror (8-3, 4-1 CC) returns to action at Bryn Mawr on Saturday. Game time is 12 p.m.