KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The University of Montevallo men’s soccer team received the 2011 NSCAA College Team Academic Award which is awarded to any men’s or women’s soccer team who posted a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2010-11 academic year. The men’s soccer team compiled a 3.27 GPA as a team. The Falcons were one of just 218 men’s teams to receive the award. The University of Montevallo was among 153 schools to have both its men’s and women’s programs receive the award for 2011.
UM was one of only two Peach Belt Conference men’s teams to win the award including North Georgia College and State University.
The Falcons compiled an 18-2-2 record during the 2010 season and advanced to the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. The Falcons also captured their first Peach Belt Conference Tournament title that season and entered the NCAA Tournament as the ninth-ranked team in the nation. UM had six student-athletes named NSCAA South Region Scholar Athletes and had one named NSCAA Scholar All-American.