IWLCA Announces 2021 Academic Merit Squads
The IWLCA has named four teams as 2021 IWLCA Academic Merit Squads, which is a designation awarded to the team in each division with the highest team GPA for the preceding academic year. Each of the winning teams were previously named as an IWLCA Academic Honor Squad.
Stanford University posted the highest team GPA among the 101 schools in Division I that recorded a team GPA of 3.2 or higher for the academic year.
In Division II, West Chester University posted the highest team GPA this year to earn the Merit Squad distinction, beating out 56 other schools that posted over a 3.2.
The top team GPA in Division III was posted by Stevens Institute of Technology. Among a field of 152 schools posting higher than a 3.2 average for the year, the Ducks claimed the Merit Squad honor.
Asbury University claims the distinction of the NAIA Merit Squad honoree, registering the highest team GPA of the nine squads that posted above a 3.2 for the academic year.
IWLCA Academic Merit Squads
Division I: Stanford University
Division II: West Chester University
Division III: Stevens Institute of Technology
NAIA: Asbury University