The Lady Toppers have won the award all six seasons of the program’s existence, while the Hilltoppers were honored in 1999, 2000, ’01, ’03, and ’05.
To receive this accolade, a team must post a composite grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. WKU was one of only 14 NCAA Division I schools to have both the men's and women's teams earn this honor.
This award continues the success of WKU soccer student-athletes from the ’06 season after Meredith Goodson was named first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District and third-team Academic All-America. For the men, Chris Davies was a first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District selection, and he joined Daniel Payne on the Missouri Valley Conference first-team Scholar-Athlete Team.