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Gymnasts Named Scholastic All-American

Shannon Bowles was a<br> scholastic All-American<br> as a freshman in 1998.<br>

Shannon Bowles was a
scholastic All-American
as a freshman in 1998.

August 25, 1998

SALT LAKE CITY -
The Utah gymnastics team received the 10th highest cumulative grade point average among the nation's gymnastics teams in 1997-98, the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches for Women (NACGC/W) has announced. Utah, which placed five individuals on the NACGC/W's Scholastic All-America team, earned an overall 3.39 GPA in 1997-98. Utah and Louisiana State were the only qualifiers to the NCAA Championships to finish in the top 10 academically. Utah placed fourth at the NCAA Championships; LSU was ninth. Individual Scholastic All-Americans for Utah included Shannon Bowles (3.91), Molly (3.79) and Sarah Northrop (3.62), Denise Jones (3.79) and Traci Sommer (3.54). Individuals needed a 3.50 to qualify. The Utah gymnasts had the highest team GPA at the University of Utah in 1998.

1997-98 NACGC/W Scholastic Top 25

1.  Winona State (3.716)
2.  Southern Utah (3.549)
3.  Louisiana State (3.505)
4.  Southeast Missouri State (3.482)
5.  Alaska-Anchorage (3.4521)
6.  Wisconsin-LaCross (3.43)
7.  Central Michigan (3.400)
8.  George Washington (3.39928)
9.  North Carolina (3.396)
10. Utah (3.390)
11. Alabama (3.384)
12. Penn State (3.36)
13. North Carolina State (3.35)
      Illinois (3.35)
15. Kent State (3.334)
16. Bowling Green (3.33)
17. Yale (3.322)
18. Seattle Pacific (3.30)
19. Pennsylvania (3.29)
20. Nebraska (3.286)
21. Stanford (3.28571)
22. Cornell (3.2436)
23. Missouri (3.241)
24. Iowa State (3.24)
     Western Michigan (3.24)


 

 

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