Three SAA teams earn ABCA Team Academic Excellence Awards

Three SAA teams earn ABCA Team Academic Excellence Awards

ATLANTA — Three Southern Athletic Association (SAA) teams earned American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Awards, Friday.

Berry, Rhodes, and Sewanee were honored by the ABCA for posting a GPA over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the 2017-18 academic year. Coaches were able to nominate their team for the ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award at the conclusion of the spring semester, prior to the nomination deadline of July 18.

The American Baseball Coaches Association recognizes the achievements of coaches and student-athletes. The ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams are the nation's oldest, founded in 1949. ABCA's awards program includes the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Awards, the ABCA/Diamond Regional & National Coaches of the Year, ABCA Hall of Fame and the Dave Keilitz Ethics in Coaching Award.

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