ST. LOUIS -- The United Soccer Coaches announced this week that the Saint Louis University women’s soccer team earned the organization’s Team Academic Award for 2017-18.

The United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award is presented to college soccer programs that achieve a grade point average of 3.0 or higher for an entire academic year. The Billikens posted a 3.48 GPA, up from their 3.445 in 2016-17, to garner the award for a seventh consecutive year and 13th time overall.

Saint Louis placed 23 of its 26 women’s soccer student-athletes on last year’s Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Individuals who achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the entire academic year are included on the Honor Roll.