KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Birmingham-Southern men's and women's soccer programs were recognized for academic excellence by the United Soccer Coaches this week.
Both Panthers squads earned the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 academic year.
In order to win the award, teams must post and maintain a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Of the 778 college teams across America to earn the honor, Birmingham-Southern was in good company as it was one of the only 195 schools to have both its men's and women's programs receive the academic accolade.
It is the second straight year Birmingham-Southern has had both soccer teams recognized with the award.