Nov. 16, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's soccer team was one of 220 men's programs in the nation to earn the 2011-12 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award. The organization annually recognizes those programs that have excelled in the classroom. The Hoyas were one of 148 schools to have both their men's and women's teams honored.
A total of 717 college teams were recognized for having a cumulative grade point average over a 3.0 for the 2011-12 academic year.
Recently, team earned an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament on Monday afternoon. The team received the third overall seed in the tournament of 48 where the top 16 teams are seeded and receive a first-round bye.
This marks the squad's second tournament berth in three seasons.
The Hoyas went 17-3-1 on the season winning the BIG EAST Blue Division for the second time in three years and making it to the BIG EAST Championship where the Hoyas fell to Notre Dame in double overtime, 3-2. Along the way, the Hoyas posted seven-game and 11-game unbeaten streaks and are just one win shy of the program record of 18 victories in 1994.
The Hoyas will host Charlotte at 1 p.m., at North Kehoe Field on Sunday.