Nine Lewis squads earn Team Academic All-GLVC Awards

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School-record nine Lewis squads earn 2012-13 Team Academic All-GLVC Awards

Published: June 19, 2013.

The Great Lakes Valley Conference announced on Tuesday (June 18) that Lewis University has been feted with a school-record nine 2012-13 Team Academic All-GLVC Awards, breaking the previous mark of seven set in 2011 and 2012. The GLVC recognizes each team from member institutions that have maintained a 3.30 grade point average for the academic year.

Overall, Lewis tied for third in the GLVC with both McKendree and Drury. Maryville and Rockhurst topped the conference with 10 teams apiece.

The Flyer softball and men's cross country teams each owned the highest grade point averages in the GLVC for their respective sports. The softball squad joins the Flyer women's golf team with a department-best 3.59 grade point average, while the men's cross country team owns a 3.36 GPA.

Other award-winning teams include women's tennis (3.50), women's cross country (3.41), women's volleyball (3.41), women's soccer (3.40), women's track and field (3.35) and women's basketball (3.31).

Lewis University is a Catholic University in the Lasallian tradition, offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

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