RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Felician University women's bowling program has won its fifth consecutive National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) Team Academic Award, according to data recently released by the NTCA.
The NTCA Team Academic Award is bestowed upon all NCAA women's bowling teams which put together verified cumulative grade-point averages of 3.200 of higher for the recently completed academic year. The eight-member Felician squad posted a team GPA of 3.570 for 2018-19, good for ninth in the country.
A list of Felician team members can be viewed at https://felicianathletics.com/sports/wbowl/2018-19/roster.
The Golden Falcons have earned the NTCA Team Academic Award in all five years of their existence. Felician led the NCAA in team GPA for 2016-17.
Guided by first-year head coach Taylor Strothmann, Felician completed 2018-19 with an overall won-lost record of 47-61. The Golden Falcons tied for ninth place in the East Coast Conference Championship tournament.
In all, 38 NCAA programs captured the 2018-19 NTCA Team Academic Award. They are listed below.
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University currently enrolls more than 2,200 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician Univeristy also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.
|22.||Stephen F. Austin||3.390|
|26.||Saint Francis (Pa.)||3.327|
|29.||Prairie View A&M||3.291|
|34.||Sam Houston State||3.250|
|35.||St. Francis (N.Y.)||3.242|
|37.||North Carolina A&T||3.220|