CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The University of Central Arkansas women's golf team finished 17th in the nation among NCAA Division I programs in the 2017-18 WGCA All-Scholar Team GPA Awards.

The awards recognize the women's collegiate golf programs with the highest collective average team GPA, which includes all of the team's student-athletes for the 2017-18 season. 

UCA's golf team, which finished as runner-up at the 2018 Southland Conference Championship, had a cumulative 3.713 grade-point average.

UCA was the top team from the Southland Conference and was joined by Houston Baptist in a tie for 20th place (3.695).

UCA had three individuals recognized as All-American Scholars, including junior Sally Fridstrom and freshmen Brett Permann and Geraldine Wong.

Division I

1. University of Nebraska Omaha - 3.949

2. Arkansas State University - 3.866

3. Rutgers University - 3.812

4. East Carolina University - 3.806

5. Arizona State University - 3.790

6. Seattle University - 3.759

7. University of Cincinnati - 3.751

8. University of South Carolina - 3.747

9. University of Denver - 3.739

10. Stanford University - 3.734

11. Seton Hall University - 3.721

12. Yale University - 3.719

T-13. Jacksonville University - 3.715, University of Evansville - 3.715, Quinnipiac University - 3.715

16. UNC-Greensboro - 3.714

17. University of Central Arkansas - 3.713

18. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - 3.707

19. Jacksonville State University - 3.704

T-20. Houston Baptist University - 3.695, University of Arkansas-Little Rock - 3.695

22. University of Alabama - 3.692

23. Weber State University - 3.691

24. Coastal Carolina University - 3.690

25. University of Oregon - 3.689