PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers women’s soccer team has been recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) with a Team Academic Award, the organization announced.
During the Spring 2004 semester, the Scarlet Knights had a 3.24 team grade-point average and placed seven student-athletes on the Dean’s List. This fall, Rutgers had a 3.091 team grade-point average, and their current cumulative GPA is 3.025.
The NSCAA recognizes men’s and women’s teams from all levels of intercollegiate competition (NCAA Divisions I, II and III; NAIA) that achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or better during both semesters of the 2004 calendar year.
Rutgers finished the season with a 9-10-1 mark overall and a 4-5-1 record in conference play, advancing to the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Tournament. The Scarlet Knights had three players earn all-BIG EAST honors – senior midfielder Carli Lloyd (Delran, NJ), junior back Kim Brandao (Rahway, NJ) and junior midfielder Zoe Avner (Paris, France).