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KANSAS CITY, Mon. Academic off-field success continues for the women’s football program in Utah after receiving the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the 12th consecutive season and 20th overall award since the award began in the 1996 academic year 2020-21 .

Utah was one of eight schools in the Pac-12 to receive this award, and the 3.70 grade point average for the Utes was the highest GPA for any Pac-12 school. For the full list of schools that have received this award, click here.

A total of 602 soccer teams (220 men, 382 women) achieved a team grade average of 3.0 or higher and thus received the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for the academic year 2020-21. Of these 90 schools in total, both their men’s and women’s programs were recognized.

The Utes are returning on Friday, September 24th, when they travel to Stanford, California to take on Stanford in the Utes Pac-12 opener. The first kick is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT.