Atlanta, GA – The 2013-14 Beloit College Women’s Basketball team ranked tenth in NCAA Division III on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Academic Top 25, the organization announced on Thursday.
The WBCA Academic Top 25 annually recognizes NCAA Division I, II and III; NAIA; and junior/community college women’s basketball teams across the nation that carry the highest combined grade point average (GPA) inclusive of all student-athletes on their rosters for the entire season. The 2013-14 season is the 19th in which the WBCA has compiled the honor rolls.
The Bucs finished with a 3.541 GPA as the only Midwest Conference representative. Among Wisconsin schools joining Beloit in the Top 25 were UW-Stevens Point at #3, Carthage College at #21 and UW-Oshkosh at #23.
The Buccaneers, under second-year head coach Jennifer McCormick, finished the season at 7-16 overall, 7-11 in the MWC.
2013-14 NCAA Division III WBCA Academic Top 25
|1||Westminster College (Tracey Braden)||3.642|
|2||Chatham University (Sandra Rectenwald)||3.631|
|3||UW-Stevens Point (Shirley Egner)||3.608|
|4||College of New Jersey (Dawn Henderson)||3.607|
|5||Emerson College (Bill Gould)||3.602|
|6||Elmira College (Shannon Howley)||3.593|
|7||Waynesburg University (Sam Jones)||3.585|
|8||Ithaca College (Dan Raymond)||3.562|
|9||Martin Luther College (Larry Czer)||3.561|
|10||Beloit College (Jennifer McCormick)||3.541|
|11||Kalamazoo College (Katie Miller)||3.535|
|12||Castleton State College (Tim Barrett)||3.532|
|T13||Hope College (Brian Morehouse)||3.527|
|T13||University of Minnesota, Morris (Tim Grove)||3.527|
|15||Cabrini College (Kate Pearson)||3.521|
|T16||Haverford College (Bobbi Cabrey-Morgan)||3.52|
|T16||University of Northwestern (Aaron Kahl)||3.52|
|18||Hardin-Simmons University (Melanie Chonko)||3.513|
|19||Washington University in St. Louis (Nancy Fahey)||3.505|
|20||University of Pittsburgh-Bradford (Patrick Daniel)||3.495|
|21||Carthage College (Tim Bernero)||3.491|
|22||King’s College (Brian Donoghue)||3.478|
|23||UW-Oshkosh (Brad Fischer)||3.476|
|24||Utica College (Michele Davis)||3.471|
|25||University of Redlands (Rich Murphy)||3.452|