RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Felician College women's and men's soccer teams earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for the 2012-13 academic year, the NSCAA recently announced.
A total of 863 college soccer teams – 593 women's and 270 men's – earned the honor by posted a team grade-point average of 3.00 or better for the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters. Felician was one of 184 schools that had both their women's and men's programs recognized.
The Felician women, led by sixth-year head coach Thomas Notte of Mount Arlington, amassed a 3.78 GPA for the award period. The Golden Falcon men, guided by second-year coach Roger Stephens of Newton, posted a team GPA of 3.17.
More information is available at http://www.nscaa.com/news/2013/11/2012-13-team-academic-awards.
Felician is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.
Felician College, the Franciscan College of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic college founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician College welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician College currently enrolls more than 2,200 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician College also sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.