The University of Scranton baseball team had quite a season on the field, reaching the Landmark Conference championship series as part of a 22-win campaign. But all that hard work didn't stop the Royals from excelling in the classroom, as well.
The Royals received the 2018 ABCA Team Academic Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association, which honors teams that finish with a grade-point average of at least 3.0 for the 2017-18 academic year. The Royals finished the year with a 3.267 GPA.
Scranton is one of 76 NCAA Division III teams to receive the award. In total, 287 college and high school teams were honored.
To see the complete list of 2018 ABCA Team Academic Award recipients, visit https://abca.org/ABCA/Awards/Academic_Excellence/201718_Academic_Recipients.aspx?_zs=nr0GX&_zl=D0CK1.