WVU’s men’s and women’s soccer teams have each received the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award. This is the 21st consecutive season the women’s team has won the award and the 15th consecutive season that the men’s team has won it.
The award is given to team’s with grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for all players on the roster for the 2021-22 academic year. The women’s team finished with a 3.45 GPA while the men’s team finished with a 3.31.
The soccer teams join the baseball team who won their own academic award this past year. This was the first time that the baseball team as won the award in the program’s history.
On the field, the men’s team finished with a 12-3-6 (4-1-1) overall record with a loss in the MAC tournamet semifinals to Georgia State 1-0.
They made it all the way to the NCAA quarterfinals, but lost in penalty kicks to Georgetown. They start this year in an exhibition against Duquesne on August 13th with their first real game against Robert Morris on August 25th.
The women’s team finished last year with a 10-5-5 (3-3-3) record. Their season ended in the Big 12 tournament in a loss in penalty kicks to No. 20 Texas. They start this season on August 11 in an exhibition against Pitt. Their first real game will be a week later against Indiana.