Volleyball Team Honored for Academic Excellence

746-teamTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology volleyball team earned Academic Team recognition from the American Volleyball Coaches Association in results released on Thursday.

The volleyball squad was honored for achieving a combined team grade point average of higher than 3.30 at 3.478.  The Fightin' Engineers also set a school record for winning percentage in 2010, helping make the season the most successful in Rose-Hulman volleyball history both on the court and in the classroom.

Rose-Hulman joined Manchester College as the only Indiana based NCAA Division III institutions to qualify for Academic Team honors.  Eighty-eight of the more than 400 volleyball teams within NCAA Division III qualified for the award.

Rose-Hulman, Defiance College and Manchester were the only Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference institutions represented on the Academic Team list.