GCAA Announces 2010 Academic National Champions

NORMAN, Okla. – DePaul (Division I), Maryville (Division II), Carnegie Mellon (Division III), Ohio Dominican (NAIA), Frank Phillips (NJCAA DI) and South Mountain (NJCAA DII) have been named Academic National Champions for their respective divisions announced the GCAA. DePaul posted the highest recorded team GPA with 3.66. A total of 113 teams submitted GPAs of 3.00 or higher and earned All-Academic Team recognition.

“I’m excited for our guys,” said DePaul Head Coach Betty Kaufmann. “This is a great honor. We’ve worked hard to get the GPA standard up. The guys have have worked hard on both the golf course and in the classroom and it’s nice to be recognized.” 

Albion, Brown, Butler, Carnegie Mellon, DePaul, Detroit Mercy, Duke, East Tennessee State, Gonzaga, Mercer, Ohio Dominican, Puget Sound, Seton Hall and Wofford were also accorded President’s Special Recognition status for earning team GPAs of 3.50 or better.

To be eligible for GCAA All-Academic Team honors a college of university must submit the grade points earned and hours attempted for each player on its official squad list for the academic year.

Academic National Champions
Division I - DePaul
Division II - Maryville
Division III - Carnegie Mellon
NAIA - Ohio Dominican
NJCAA DI - Frank Phillips
NJCAA DII - South Mountain

President’s Special Recognition
(3.5 or better GPA)

Division I
Brown
Butler
DePaul
Detroit Mercy
Duke
East Tennessee State
Gonzaga
Mercer
Seton Hall
Wofford

Division III
Albion 
Carnegie Mellon
Puget Sound

NAIA
Ohio Dominican

All-Academic Teams
(3.0 or better GPA)

Division I
Air Force
Akron
Auburn
Augusta State
Ball State
Belmont
Brown
Butler
BYU
California
Canisius
Charlotte
Coastal Carolina
Columbia
Davidson
Denver
DePaul
Detroit Mercy
Duke
East Carolina
East Tennessee State
Florida
Georgia Southern
Georgia Tech
Gonzaga
Illinois
Iowa
IPFW
Kennesaw State
Kent State
Kentucky
Lafayette
Liberty
Longwood
Louisville
Loyola (Md.)
Mercer
Michigan State
Missouri
New Mexico
Northwestern
Notre Dame
Ohio
Pacific
Rice
Richmond
Saint Joseph’s
Saint Mary’s (Calif.)
San Francisco
Seton Hall
SMU
South Alabama
South Carolina
South Dakota State
Stanford
UTSA
Tulsa
Vanderbilt
Virginia
Wake Forest
Washington State
Wichita State
Wofford
Wyoming
Yale

Division II
Barry
Bellarmine
Caldwell
Dowling
Georgia College
Lynn
Maryville
Pfeiffer
Saginaw Valley State
St. Edward’s
St. Mary’s (Texas)
Wayne State
West Florida

Division III
Albion
Benedictine (Ill.)
Carnegie Mellon
Claremont McKenna
DePauw
Emory
Grinnell
Luther
Macalester
Millikin
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Piedmont
Puget Sound
Rochester
St. John's (MN)
St. John Fisher
Stevenson
Transylvania
Trine
Trinity College
Wabash
Wartburg
Wheaton
Williams

NAIA
Bethel
Carroll
Dakota Wesleyan
Johnson & Wales
Ohio Dominican
SCAD
St. Ambrose

NJCAA DI
Frank Phillips
McLennan CC
Wallace State CC

NJCAA DII
Muskegon CC
South Mountain
Tyler JC