The 1998-99 Tommy women’s basketball team had a combined GPA of 3.512 for the academic year to rank sixth in NCAA Division III. St. Ben’s (3.419) ranked 13th and Gustavus (3.327) ranked 21st. Emory University of Atlanta was first at 3.640.

It was the third top-six finish for former Coach Ted Riverso’s teams in the last four seasons — the Tommies ranked third in 1995-96 and second in 1996-97.