ATLANTA (August 11, 2020) – For the very first time in system background, the Stevens Institute of Technological know-how women’s basketball group attained a place in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Educational Best-25, the association introduced Friday.
 
Now in its 25th season, the WBCA Tutorial Prime-25 acknowledges NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA and two-year grade level averages (GPAs) inclusive of all student-athletes on their rosters for the entire period.
 
Stevens posted an remarkable workforce GPA of 3.755 to complete tied for the sixth-best GPA in all of NCAA Division III with Chatham College as nicely as Bethel University. Buena Vista University held the leading GPA in DIII at 3.865. The Ducks narrowly missed out on grabbing a major-5 spot as they completed just powering Baldwin Wallace College who posted a 3.757 workforce GPA.
 
General, Stevens’ staff GPA was tied for 17th-maximum among the all NCAA institutions across Divisions I, II and III. The Ducks also experienced the best GPA in the MAC Liberty as King’s School (10th) was the only other conference institution to make the prestigious award.
 
“What a fantastic honor for our hard doing work crew,” head mentor Megan Haughey explained. “Not only do they arrive every single day and operate tricky, they are committed in the classroom 1st and foremost, which is a legitimate tribute to their work ethic the two on and off the court docket. We are so proud of the work they put into the classroom on a day-to-day foundation.”
 
On the court docket, Stevens shut the season by going 6-2 about their last 8 game titles, which includes a 62-51 victory above King’s in the remaining match of the period on Senior Day. The Ducks will return each participant to the squad for the 2020-21 period, like 2019-20 MAC Freedom Defensive Participant of the Calendar year Allie Moss as effectively as 2019-20 First Group All-Convention variety Jess Wide and 2017-18 Empire 8 Conference Rookie of the Calendar year Christina Li.
 
Simply click below to view the complete release from the WBCA.