SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — The Abington Heights boys soccer team was recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) with the 2014-15 High School Team Academic Award.
The NSCAA annually recognizes high school soccer programs that have excelled in the classroom in addition to their performance on the field. This year marks the sixth consecutive season the Abington Heights boys soccer program received the award.
The team was one of 398 (150 boys and 248 girls) recognized across the country for exemplary performance in the classroom as a team during the 2014-15 academic year.
Eleven boys soccer programs and 12 girls programs in the state of Pennsylvania were recognized by the NSCAA from more than 500 high schools that sponsor the sport in the state.
To qualify for the award, the team must have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 for the entire academic year.