TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology was one of just 192 colleges across the country to have both its men's and women's soccer teams earn a National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award for the 2012 season.
To earn the award -- which is presented on season behind -- teams must have an average grade point average of 3.0 or higher. A total of 875 teams received the honor.
The Fightin' Engineers women's soccer team, coached by Amy Helliwell, was honored with a team G.P.A. of 3.28. RHIT finished the 2012 season 9-7-3 overall.
The 2012 Rose-Hulman men's soccer team, which shared the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference regular-season title and finished with a 12-5-3 overall mark, recorded a team G.P.A of 3.15 to earn the award under the direction of head coach Sean Helliwell.
The NSCAA College Team Academic Award winners for 2013 will be announced at this time next year.