National Fastpitch Coaches Association/Easton Top 10 Aacademic Team and NFCA/Easton Scholar-Athlete honors:Northern Guilford HS among Top Ten GPA’s

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NFCA announces Easton Top 10 Academic Team honors; Over 5,000 student-athletes garner Easton Scholar-Athlete recognition
National Fastpitch Coaches Association:Brian Stanley, Director of Media Relations

Northern Guilford High School Softball Team among the top Academic Squads/Teams in the nation…..
*****Northern Guilford softball has a team GPA/Grade Point Average of 4.160******

High School (Weighted)
1. Byron Nelson (Texas) – 4.916; 2. Bay City (Texas) 4.729; 3. James F. Byrnes (S.C.) – 4.498; 4. Magoffin County (Ky.) – 4.429; 5. High Point Christian Academy (N.C.) – 4.290; 6. Holly Hill Academy (S.C.) – 4.232; 7. Northern Guilford (N.C.) – 4.160; 8. Cambridge Christian School (Fla.) – 4.115; Deerfield (Texas) – 4.041; 10. Olathe North (Kan.) – 4.040.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Newbury College (NCAA DIII) garnered the overall college GPA with a 3.770, while Byron Nelson (Texas) High School (4.916), for the third consecutive year, and Champion (Ohio) High School (3.858) led the high school weighted and unweighted categories, respectively, in the Easton/NFCA Top 10 Academic Team rankings for the 2015-16 school year. Individually 5,152 softball players earned Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athlete honors.

The rankings and honors recognize the academic prowess of softball teams across seven membership divisions. NCAA Division I, with 1,240 honorees, had the most student-athletes with a 3.5 grade-point average or higher, while 1,124 in Division III earned recognition, followed by 963 Division II student-athletes. High School weighted and High School unweighted posted 618 and 512 honorees apiece. NAIA amassed 384 recipients and Junior College totaled 311.

Grand Canyon University (3.670) and Upper Iowa University led NCAA Division I & II, while Siena Heights University (3.720) posted the top NAIA mark and Allen Community College set the junior college standard with a 3.660 GPA.

NCAA Division I
1. Grand Canyon – 3.670; 2. Nebraska Omaha – 3.643; Saint Louis – 3.641; 4. Southern Illinois – 3.627; 5. Western Carolina – 3.607; 6. Georgia State – 3.595; 7. DePaul – 3.591; 8. Harvard – 3.590; 9. Fairfield – 3.589; 10. Missouri State – 3.569.

NCAA Division II
1. Upper Iowa – 3.764; 2. Adelphi – 3.757; 3. Bridgeport – 3.712; 4. Northern State – 3.680; 5. Lincoln Memorial – 3.660; 6. Washburn – 3.650; 7. California (Pa.) – 3.640; 8. Drury – 3.604; 9. Arkansas Monticello – 3.583; 10. Georgia College – 3.563.

NCAA Division III
1. Newbury College – 3.770; 2. Fontbonne University– 3.662; 3. Whitworth University – 3.620; 4. University of Dubuque – 3.551; 5. Smith College – 3.545; Springfield College – 3.538; 7. Union College – 3.518; 8. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse – 3.517; 9. Illinois Wesleyan University – 3.511; 10. Iowa Wesleyan University – 3.509.

NAIA
1. Siena Heights– 3.720; 2. William Woods – 3.713; 3. William Carey – 3.639; 4. Spring Arbor – 3.598; 5. Bellevue – 3.562; 6. Arizona Christian – 3.510; 7. Robert Morris University-Springfield – 3.460; 8. Peru State – 3.458; 9. Lourdes – 3.451; 10. Bethel – 3.442.

Junior College
1. Allen CC – 3.660; 2. Barton CC – 3.631; 3. Itawamba CC – 3.605; 4. Northwest Mississippi CC – 3.560; 5. Holmes CC – 3.486; 6. North Platte CC – 3.450; 7. Blinn College – 3.447; 8. Fort Scott CC – 3.440; 9. Western Nebraska CC – 3.410; 10. Iowa Western CC – 3.400.

High School (Unweighted)
1. Champion (Ohio) – 3.858; 2. Santa Gertrudis Academy (Texas) – 3.846; 3. Central High School of Clay County (Ala.) – 3.819; 4. Topeka-Seaman (Kan.) – 3.817; 5. Lexington (Tenn.) – 3.770; 6. Rock Creek (Kan.) – 3.765; 7. Rochester Adams (Mich.) – 3.760; 8. La Monte (Mo.) – 3.744; 9. Blue Springs South (Mo.) – 3.727; 9. Homer (Okla.) – 3.727.

High School (Weighted)
1. Byron Nelson (Texas) – 4.916; 2. Bay City (Texas) 4.729; 3. James F. Byrnes (S.C.) – 4.498; 4. Magoffin County (Ky.) – 4.429; 5. High Point Christian Academy (N.C.) – 4.290; 6. Holly Hill Academy (S.C.) – 4.232; 7. Northern Guilford (N.C.) – 4.160; 8. Cambridge Christian School (Fla.) – 4.115; Deerfield (Texas) – 4.041; 10. Olathe North (Kan.) – 4.040.


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