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Soccer: Louisiana Honored With USC Team Academic Award

Ragin' Cajuns honored by United Soccer Coaches for 10th time since 2003

Matt Sullivan, Associate Director of Athletics Communications

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns Women's Soccer team was one of 992 college teams recognized by the United Soccer Coaches on Thursday as the Team Academic Award winners were announced by the organization.

College Team Academic Award recipients are active members of the United Soccer Coaches College Services Program with a composite grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster for the 2018-19 academic year.

The award for Louisiana was its 10th overall since the program's inception in 1996. The Ragin' Cajuns earned the Team Academic Award in the following years: 2003, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
 
United Soccer Coaches annually celebrates the academic achievements of high school and college soccer teams whose student-athletes collectively demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their studies over the course of a full academic year.
 
A total of 992 college teams (345 men, 647 women) earned the Team Academic Award, including 257 schools who had both their men's and women's programs among the recipients.