Concordia St. Paul News

January 17, 2014

Volleyball Team to Receive Minnesota Milestone Award

The Concordia University, St. Paul women’s volleyball team will be honored as a part of the 28th Annual Minnesota Girls and Women in Sports Day on Wednesday, February 5 at 12 p.m. at the Minnesota State Capitol.  The seven-time defending national champion Golden Bears will be receiving the Minnesota Milestone Award.

Some of Minnesota’s most inspiring and influential student-athletes, coaches and athletic leaders will be recognized at the award ceremony.  The 2014 ceremony will be honoring 17 individuals and two programs receiving awards in six separate categories. Award recipients are nominated by schools, community organizations, recreation centers, and amateur and professional sports organizations.

Also receiving the Minnesota Milestone Award is the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s hockey team who recently had an NCAA-record 62 game winning streak snapped and won the 2012 and 2013 national championships.

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