• Jacksonville University Captures 2016-17 WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award

    The Jacksonville University women’s golf team has been named the recipient of the 2016-17 WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Award. The award recognizes the women’s collegiate golf program with the highest collective average team GPA which includes all of the team’s student-athletes for the 2016-17 season. Jacksonville’s 6 team members had an average GPA of 3.924.

    The WGCA also announced the top 25 teams with the highest team GPA. They are as follows:
    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
     21. University of Denver, 3.725
     22. University of Toledo, 3.723
     23. Maryville University of St. Louis, 3.710
     24. Rutgers University, 3.708
     25. New Mexico State University, 3.703

    About the Women’s Golf Coaches Association
    The Women’s Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women’s collegiate golf coaches. The WGCA 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 WGCA represents over 600 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.