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Valpo Women's Hoops Scores 7th Straight Top-25 Finish in Team GPA

Monday, August 15, 2005

For the seventh straight season Valparaiso University's women's basketball team has been ranked in the top-25 among the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Honor Roll. The Crusaders finished tied for 14th in the country for Division I in team grade point average for the 2004-2005 school year.

Head coach Keith Freeman's squad tallied a 3.373 team grade point average last season, tying Lehigh for 15th position. The Crusaders were the only Mid-Continent Conference school ranked among the top-25.

Indiana State was number one in the honor roll with a team GPA of 3.602.

Valpo has finished 6th (2003-2004), 9th (2002-2003), 5th (2001-2002), 25th (2000-2001), 11th (1999-2000), and 14th (1998-1999) over the past seven seasons.

WBCA Honor Roll (Top 15)
School GPA
1. Indiana State 3.602
2. South Dakota State 3.567
3. Eastern Washington 3.498
4. North Dakota State 3.476
5. Iowa State 3.461
6. Southwest Missouri State 3.425
7. Wisconsin-Green Bay 3.422
8. Northern Iowa 3.418
t-9. Belmont 3.392
t-9. Montana State 3.392
t-9. Northern Arizona 3.392
12. New Mexico 3.387
13. Manhattan 3.376
t-14. Valparaiso 3.373
t-14. Lehigh 3.373