ROCKFORD, Ill. - The Rockford University baseball program has been honored by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) with the Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2016-17 academic year. The Regents were one of 216 programs nationwide to be recognized and one of just 59 NCAA Division III teams to earn this prestigious honor. In addition, Rockford was also one of only four NACC schools to receive the award.
In order to honored, teams had to meet the following criteria:
- Must be a college or high school team
- Head coach must be a current ABCA member
- Team must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale during the 2016-17 academic year. GPA may not be rounded up.
For a complete list of all the schools recognized please visit the ABCA website by clicking here.