The American Baseball Coaches Association has honored college and high school programs with this year's ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award and four from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference were among the honorees.
Teams from every level of college and high school baseball were honored with the award, which recognizes teams coached by ABCA members that posted a GPA over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the 2016-17 academic year.
2017 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award Winners from the NACC:
- Aurora University
- Dominican University
- Edgewood College
- Rockford University