(ATLANTA, Ga.) – The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the Academic Top 25 Team Honor Rolls for the 2016-17 season and Thomas More College was ranked 25th in NCAA Division III.
The Saints finished the season with a combined grade-point average of 3.511 to earn a spot in the Top 25. Thomas More is the only Kentucky Division III team and Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) team to be listed in the Top-25. Emerson College took the top spot in the Honor Roll for Division III with a team GPA of 3.673.
The WBCA Academic Top 25 recognizes NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA and junior/community college women's basketball teams across the nation that have the highest combined grade-point averages inclusive of all student-athletes on their rosters for the entire season.
"The WBCA family is committed to the student-athlete experience and celebrates these teams that have demonstrated excellence in the classroom," said WBCA Executive Director Danielle Donehew. "This year's WBCA Academic Top 25 is a powerful list of teams and their head coaches who have winning cultures that prepare their student-athletes for success in life."
Thomas More finished the 2016-17 with a 28-1 record and advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship second round after winning the PAC regular season and tournament titles.