Baseball Earns First ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

GREENSBORO, N.C. (8/8/18) - The Kean University baseball team has earned its first American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2017-18 school year.

ABCA Release

Founded after the 2015-16 school year, the Cougars were one of 294 programs overall and one of 79 programs from Division III to be honored. Coaches nominated their teams based on the following criteria : Must be a high school or college team, the Head Coach must be a current ABCA member, Teams must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale during the academic year.

"It's a great honor to be recognized as a team for such an accomplishment and it's a credit to our players and coaches who assisted in the development as a whole to exemplify the true meaning of student-athlete", said Head Coach Neil Ioviero.