GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Hood College baseball team was recognized by the American Baseball Coaches Association with a Team Academic Excellence Award.
The ABCA's Team Academic Excellence Award honors high school and college programs coached by ABCA members that post a grade point average over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the current academic year.
Criteria for the ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award include: must be a high school or college team; head coach must be a current ABCA member; the team must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale during the 2017-18 academic year. GPA may not be rounded up.
The Blazers were one of four teams from the MAC Commonwealth to make the list joining Albright, Widener, and Stevenson. It is the first time in the program's four-year existence that Hood has earned the achievement.