The Butler volleyball team earned AVCA Team Academic Award status for the 2011-12 school year. The Bulldogs, who as a team posted a 3.396 cumulative GPA, were one of 103 NCAA Division I teams recognized.
Butler volleyball, which has recorded a winning record in each of the past four seasons, had a team GPA of 3.327 in fall of 2012. That number improved to 3.356 in the spring semester.
As a department, Butler student-athletes combined for a 3.348 cumulatie GPA after spring 2012.
The Bulldogs will open the 2012 season with three matches at DePaul on Aug. 24-25. The home opener is set for Friday, Sept. 7.