the second part of the column)

Gonzaga University received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2010-11 season.

The award honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom by maintaining at least a 3.3 cumulative team grade-point average.

The Bulldogs have a 3.3 GPA and posted a 3.47 GPA this past spring semester. Gonzaga was the lone West Coast Conference team to receive the AVCA Team Academic Award.

Whitworth’s Ryan Young and Gonzaga’s Kyle Huus have been named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for 2011.