NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. – The Manchester University baseball team earned the American Baseball Coaches Association Team Academic Excellence Award. ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award winners must carry a combined team GPA of at least a 3.0 for the current academic year.
The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference was well represented on this year's list. Joining Manchester were Anderson, Bluffton, Earlham, Franklin, Hanover and Rose-Hulman.
This year, 302 college and high school programs received this year's award, including NCAA Div. III national champion Chapman University (Calif.) and NJCAA Div. II champs Northern Oklahoma College-Enid. In total, 96 high school teams along with 206 programs from the NCAA Div. I, II, III, NAIA, and junior college levels were recognized.
A complete list of award winners can be found Here.