Head Coach Steve Opperman
Aug. 3, 2004
The Duquesne University's women's volleyball team has been named a 2003-04 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award honoree. Forty-six Division I institutions were recognized for maintaining at least a 3.30 team cumulative team grade point average on a 4.00 scale for the 2003-04 academic year. In all, the AVCA named 304 volleyball programs ranging from high school to the Division I level.
Duquesne posted a cumulative team grade point average of 3.690 for the entire academic year, ranking the Dukes second only to Troy State's 3.810 GPA.
Individually, 10 student-athletes were named to the 2003-04 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.00 GPA or better) while senior Sarah Morrow (Baytown, Texas/Robert E. Lee) was lauded to the 2003 Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference team and as a CoSIDA first team District 2 Academic All-American.
The Dukes have earned a spot on the AVCA Team Academic list in three of the past four seasons.
2003-04 Top Five NCAA Division I Team GPAs
Troy State University 3.810
Duquesne University 3.690
Bowling Green State University 3.630
University of Tennessee at Martin 3.570
Winthrop University 3.500