Texas A&M earned the academic team award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association for the 2018-19 school year.

The award honors high school and college volleyball teams that maintain at least a 3.30 grade point average. A&M had a 3.329 GPA to earn the honor for the first time.

A&M will host Baylor for an exhibition match at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 at Reed Arena. The Aggies will open the regular season against Dayton on Aug. 30 in the Cardinal Classic in Louisville, Kentucky.

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