CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.
– The Creighton women’s golf team has been recognized by the Women's Golf Coaches Association for having one of the best GPA's in the nation. Creighton's team ranked fifth in the rankings with an average GPA of 3.787.
UTEP took top honors with an average GPA of 3.840.
Earlier in July, Creighton's Annie Pearson
, Katie Morel
, Kelsey Petersen
and Mary Cathryn Rau
were among 664 collegiate golfers recognized by the Women's Golf Coaches Association as All-American Scholars.
The Bluejays, who placed fifth at the BIG EAST Championships in April, are coached by Debbie Conry
The WGCA announced the top 25 teams with the highest Team GPA. They are as follows:
Place Company Team GPA
1st University of Texas-El Paso 3.840
2nd University of New Mexico 3.839
3rd University of Detroit Mercy 3.838
4th Florida Gulf Coast University 3.822
5th Creighton University 3.787
6th Weber State University 3.755
7th University of Arkansas-Little Rock 3.740
8th University of San Francisco 3.732
9th Xavier University 3.729
10th University of Tennessee Chattanooga 3.724
11th Eastern Michigan University 3.720
12th Concordia University - St. Paul 3.714
T-13th Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 3.689
T-13th Upper Iowa University 3.689
15th Wittenberg University 3.682
16th Texas A&M University-Commerce 3.672
17th Boise State University 3.665
18th University of Arkansas 3.657
19th Vanderbilt University 3.655
T-20th Central Connecticut State University 3.645
T-20th Georgia State University 3.645
22nd Youngstown State University 3.643
23rd University of Louisville 3.640
24th Bowling Green State University 3.639
25th East Carolina University 3.635
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 500 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.