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NFCA Announces Academic Top Ten Teams and Scholar-Athletes

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced today the Academic Top Ten teams, based on cumulative team grade-point averages submitted by NFCA member head coaches for the 2003-04 academic year.

Central Missouri State University posted the highest team GPA in Division II, and its 3.838 was the highest GPA submitted by a collegiate team. Eastern Michigan University posted the highest GPA in Division I while Drew University led Division III.

The Savannah College of Art and Design posted a 3.740 cumulative GPA to lead NAIA institutions. Johnson County Community College (Kan.) led all Junior Colleges while Gulliver Preparatory School (Fla.) led high schools (weighted) for the second consecutive year. Newark (Ill.) led non-weighted high schools with a 3.800 team GPA.

In addition to naming the top ten academic teams in NCAA Divisions I, II and III, as well as NAIA, Junior Colleges and High Schools, the NFCA recognized over 2,700 scholar-athletes that posted better than 3.5 GPAs last year.

Click here to view entire rankings.

Full list of 2004 Scholar-Athletes (pdf) To search for athlete or school, use search function in Adobe Acrobat Reader.