For the sixth consecutive year, the West Virginia University volleyball team was named as a recipient of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2021-22 season.
 
The Mountaineers were one of 1,213 high school and collegiate teams earning the accolade.
 
Several individuals have accrued academic awards for WVU this season. Nine Mountaineers earned a spot on the 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Volleyball Teams, including six first-team members. Alexa Hasting and Lacey Zerwas earned their awards with 4.0 grade point averages.

The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team GPA on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale for the entire year.
 
The USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award is the single largest award offered by quantity of schools, players and coaches honored.

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