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Valpo Women's Hoops Ranks in Academic Top-25 for 10th Straight Year
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Valparaiso University’s women’s basketball program, known for their success both on the court and in the classroom, finished the 2007-2008 school year ranked 24th in the nation in NCAA Division I for team grade point average. This is the 10th straight season the Crusaders’ team has been ranked in the top-25 on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Honor Roll. The Crusaders finished 12th in the country for Division I in team grade point average one year ago in 2005-2006.
Head coach Keith Freeman’s squad tallied a 3.286 team grade point average last season. The Crusaders were the lone Horizon League team to be recognized this season.
Prior to the 12th place ranking last year, Valpo had finished 4th (2005-2006), 14th (2004-2005), 6th (2003-2004), 9th (2002-2003), 5th (2001-2002), 25th (2000-2001), 11th (1999-2000), and 14th (1998-1999) over the past eight seasons.
WBCA Honor Roll