Courtesy: Photo Courtesy of Carlos Morales

Women's Golf Ranked 12th In Nation For Team GPA In 2016-17

UNCGSpartans.com 07-19-2017

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG women's golf team ranked 12th in the nation across all levels for highest collegiate average team GPA for the 2016-17 season, the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced Thursday. The Spartans boasted a 3.784 team GPA during the academic year.

The Spartans placed all six student-athletes on the roster on the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll in 2016-17. All six Spartans posted a 3.37 GPA or better during the year with junior Lexi Kershaw (Winston-Salem, N.C./Catawba) leading the way with a 4.0 GPA. Senior Kristin Powers (Pittsford, N.Y./Pittsford Mendon) recorded a 3.95 GPA during the year while freshman Louisa Tichy (Germering, Germany/Max-Born Gymnasium Germering) notching a 3.85 GPA.

The Spartans also placed four on the SoCon All-Academic Team, which recognizes cumulative GPAs for student-athletes. Kershaw led the way with a 4.0 cumulative GPA while senior Emily Kurey (Alpharetta, Ga./Louisville) was second on the team with a 3.66 GPA.

 

Place

University

Team GPA

 

1

Jacksonville University

3.924

 

2

University of Louisiana at Monroe

3.865

 

3

University of New Mexico

3.861

 

4

Lindenwood University

3.853

 

5

University of North Florida

3.842

 

6

East Carolina University

3.840

 

7

Coastal Carolina University

3.820

 

8

East Tennessee State University

3.816

 

9

University of Cincinnati

3.812

 

10

Illinois State University

3.799

 

11

Butler University

3.797

 

T-12

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

3.784

 

T-12

Pomona-Pitzer

3.784

 

14

Lynn University

3.783

 

15

Bowling Green State University

3.775

 

16

Cleveland State University

3.763

 

17

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

3.761

 

18

Georgia State University

3.757

 

19

California Baptist University

3.746

 

20

Seton Hall University

3.736

 

-- UNCG --

MORE FROM UNCG Women's Golf

TEAM INFO

Athletics 8-11-2017
Student-Athletes Help Incoming Freshmen Move In
Volleyball 8-09-2017
Volleyball First Practice
Men's Soccer 8-08-2017
Men's Soccer First Practice
SoCon Digital Network
#letsgoG