United Soccer Coaches announced on Thursday, Sept. 24, the Team Academic Award winners at the collegiate levels to recognize exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2019-20 academic year.
A total of 889 college teams (333 men, 556 women) earned the Team Academic Award, including 172 schools who had both their men’s and women’s programs recognized.
To be eligible for this honor, a team's entire roster must have a combined grade-point-average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Luther had a grade-point-average of 3.16.
Since this award was instituted by the United Soccer Coaches in 1996, the Luther men's team has been named an All-Academic Team 10 times (2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2020).