Women's Soccer Earns Inaugural Team Pinnacle Award

Oct 24, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The United Soccer Coaches announced the winners of the inaugural Team Pinnacle Awards on Thursday afternoon. Thirty-three high school teams and 19 college programs are recipients of the award for the 2018-19 academic year for achieving a high level of fair play, educational excellence and success on the pitch, with the University of Dubuque women's soccer team earning one of the 19 awards on the college level.

To be eligible for Team Pinnacle Award, teams must have received either the Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze version of the High School or College Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award; achieved recognition in the classroom as a recipient of the High School or College Team Academic Award; and recorded a winning percentage of .750 or higher during the 2018 season.

The Spartan women were recently honored with the Team Academic Award for the 12th straight season, the longest streak among all American Rivers Conference programs. The Spartans posted a team grade point average of 3.37 to earn the award.

2018-19 College Team Pinnacle Award Winners

School City, State Program
Belmont Abbey College Belmont, N.C. Women
Benedictine College Atchison, Kan. Women
Bridgewater College Bridgewater, Va. Women
University of California-San Diego San Diego, Calif. Women
Calvin University Grand Rapids, Mich. Men
University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, Okla. Women
Centre College Danville, Ky. Women
University of Dubuque Dubuque, Iowa Women
Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic, Conn. Men
Grove City College Grove City, Pa. Women
Herkimer College Herkimer, N.Y. Women
Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, Iowa Women
Loras College Dubuque, Iowa Women
Saint Joseph’s College of Maine Standish, Maine Women
SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, N.Y. Women
Texas A&M University College Station, Texas Women
Union County College Cranford, N.J. Women
Webster University St. Louis, Mo. Women
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point, Wis. Women