GCAA Names Academic National Champions

NORMAN, Okla. - East Tennessee State (Division I), St. Mary?s of Texas (Division II), Gustavus Adolphus (Division III), Savannah College of Art and Design (NAIA), McLennan CC (NJCAA DI) and Tyler JC (NJCAA DII) have been named Academic National Champions for their respective divisions announced the GCAA. East Tennessee State posted the highest recorded team GPA with 3.78. A total of 82 teams submitted GPAs of 3.00 or higher and earned All-Academic Team recognition.


?I am so delighted for our team to receive the inaugural Academic National Champion Award from the GCAA for the highest team GPA in Division I Men?s Golf,? said East Tennessee State Head Coach Fred Warren. ?Our players take their classwork seriously, and certainly exemplify the ?student? part of being an NCAA student-athlete. I am proud of our young men not only for their hard work and dedication to their academic responsibilities, but also for their time-management skills. This award means a lot to our team, and we are honored to be this year?s recipient.?

Belmont, Detroit Mercy, East Carolina, East Tennessee State, Georgia Tech, Gustavus Adolphus, Ohio Dominican, Rice, SCAD, Seton Hall and St. Mary?s (Texas) 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 - East Tennessee State
Division II - St. Mary?s (Texas)
Division III - Gustavus Adolphus
NAIA - SCAD
NJCAA DI - McLennan CC
NJCAA DII - Tyler JC

President?s Special Recognition
(3.5 or better GPA)


Division I    
Belmont       
Canisius
Detroit Mercy        
East Carolina    
East Tennessee State    
Georgia Tech
Rice    
Seton Hall    

Division II
St. Mary?s (Texas)

Division III
Gustavus Adolphus

NAIA
Ohio Dominican
Savannah College of Art and Design

All-Academic Teams
(3.0 or better GPA)

                                                                                          Division I
Akron    
Ball State    
Baylor    
Belmont    
BYU    
California    
Canisius
Charlotte
Coastal Carolina    
Columbia    
Connecticut    
Davidson
DePaul    
Detroit Mercy    
East Carolina    
East Tennessee State    
Evansville
Florida
Georgia
Georgia Southern
Georgia Tech
Gonzaga
Houston Baptist
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Longwood
Louisville
LSU
Miami (Ohio)
Middle Tennessee
Northwestern
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rice
San Francisco
Seton Hall
South Alabama
South Carolina
South Dakota State
Stanford
Tennessee
Texas Pan-American
Tulsa
UC Santa Barbara
Vanderbilt
Wake Forest
Wofford

Division II

Barry
Caldwell
Fort Lewis
Georgia College
IUP
Lynn
St. Mary?s (Texas)
Saginaw Valley State

Division III

Albion
Benedictine
Carneigie Mellon
Claremont McKenna
DePauw
Emory
Gustavus Adolphus
Hope
Luther
Maryville of St. Louis
UMASS Dartmouth
Millikin
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Nichols College
Saint John?s (Minn.)
Trinity College
Wartburg
Wheaton College
Wisconsin-Stout

NAIA

Carroll
Ohio Dominican
St. Ambrose
Savannah College of Art and Design
The Master?s College

NJCAA DI

Eastern Arizona College
Frank Phillips College
McLennan Community College

NJCAA DII

Darton College
Tyler JC