CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Both the Virginia men’s and women’s soccer teams have been named as recipients of the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award it was announced by the organization with the release of the annual award on Friday (July 29).

Virginia is one of 130 schools in the nation to have both programs earn the distinction. The Virginia women’s program earned the honor for the 12th consecutive season, while the men’s team earned the honor for the third consecutive season.

To be eligible for the award, a team must have a cumulative grade point average of higher than a 3.0 for the academic year.