CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Barry University women's golf team posted the 17th highest cumulative grade point average in the nation in 2011-12, the National Golf Coaches Association announced.
The Buccaneers were among the NGCA Top 25 list, which includes NCAA Division I, II and III schools.
Barry, whose collective GPA consisted of seven student-athletes, posted a team GPA of 3.663 in 2011-12. Barry finished fourth at the NCAA Division II national championships in May.
Lee University, comprised of six student-athletes, had the highest GPA in the country at 3.965.
Barry was one of three Sunshine State Conference institutions who cracked the Top 25. Lynn University was tied for 10th with a 3.707, and Rollins College was 20th at 3.628.
NGCA Top 25 Women's Golf Team GPAs 2011-12
University of Akron
University of New Mexico
University of Central Oklahoma
University of Memphis
Western Carolina University
Angelo State University
Texas Tech University
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Coastal Carolina University
University of Notre Dame
West Texas A&M University
About the National Golf Coaches Association
The National Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women’s collegiate golf coaches. The NGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the NGCA represents over 550 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.