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New Haven, Conn. - The Albertus Magnus College women's soccer team has earned the Team Academic Award from the United Soccer Coaches for the 2018-19 academic year for its work in the classroom.
Across three divisions, a total of 992 soccer teams (345 men, 647 women) posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher to earn the Team Academic Award. The Falcons were one of eight GNAC programs on the list as Colby Sawyer, Emmanuel, Johnson & Wales, Regis, Saint Joseph's (Maine), Suffolk and Simmons accomplished the feat as well.
Collectively, the Falcons posted a combined GPA of 3.27 during the 2018-19 academic year.
Albertus Magnus College, founded in 1925 by the Dominican Sisters of Peace, is a Catholic College in the Dominican Tradition. It is recognized as a Top 100 Regional University in the north by US News & World Report Best Colleges guide for 2019. The College has an enrollment of 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate program, accelerated adult degree programs, and 12 graduate programs, including a new Master of Public Administration and the only Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling in Connecticut. In the last few months, the College received two significant federal grants, $300,000 from the Department of Justice and a $2 million Title III grant from the Department of Education.