GREENSBORO, N.C. - The baseball programs from both Chicago State and Utah Valley have been honored for academic success by the American Baseball Coaches Association with the ABCA's Team Academic Excellence Award.
To earn the award, teams must have a minimum cumulated grade-point average of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale during the 2018-19 academic year. A total of 51 NCAA Division I programs received the award.
The American Baseball Coaches Association has a long tradition of recognizing the achievements of baseball coaches and student-athletes. The ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams are the nation's oldest, founded in 1949, and the ABCA's awards program also includes the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Awards, the ABCA/Diamond Regional & National Coaches of the Year and several other major awards such as the ABCA Hall of Fame and the Ethics in Coaching Award.
The complete list of honorees can be found here.