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Women’s basketball team places seventh nationally in team GPA

The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) has releasesd its 2001-02 Top 25 team honor rolls and Binghamton has placed seventh among all NCAA Division I programs with a 3.412 team GPA.

“We are really happy about placing so high,” said fifth-year head coach Laurie Kelly. “It shows the quality of student-athletes we have on our team. This caps off a great first year at the Division I level.”

The University of Wyoming finished first with a combined 3.486 GPA.

The recognition of the women’s basketball team is the latest in a string of academic honors for the Binghamton athletic department. The most noteworthy accomplishment was winning the America East Conference Academic Cup in its first year in the conference. The student-athletes from all sports maintained an average GPA of 3.05.

WCBA Academic 10 for NCAA Division I Teams



2001-02 Head Coach

1 Wyoming Cindy Fisher 3.486
2 Toledo Mark Ehlen 3.465
3 Indiana State Jim Wiedie 3.462
4 Eastern Washington Wendy Schuller 3.451
5 Valparaiso Keith Freeman 3.419
6 Long Island Anthony Bozzella 3.413
7 Binghamton Laurie Kelly 3.412
8 Northern Iowa Tony DiCecco 3.406
9 Wisconsin-Green Bay Kevin Borseth 3.402
10 Weber State Carla Taylor 3.369

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