Columbia, MO -- The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced today the NFCA All-Academic teams, based on cumulative team grade-point averages submitted by NFCA member head coaches for the 2000-2001 academic year.
This year's top ten academic performers in six membership categories (NCAA Divisions I, II and III; NAIA; junior college and high school) are:
NCAA Division I Team GPA Head Coach
1. Indiana State 3.660 Tom Rupert
2. Manhattan 3.530 Susan Hannon
3. Southeast Missouri State 3.501 Lana Richmond 4.
(tie) Detroit Mercy 3.390 Bob Wilkerson
Southern Illinois 3.390 Kerri Blaylock
Tennessee State 3.390 Cindy Connelley
7. Long Island 3.380 Roy Kortman
8. Kent State 3.362 Karen Linder
9. St. Louis University 3.360 Jim Molloy