ANGOLA, IND. -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released its annual attendance report for the 2017-18 women's basketball season and Trine University finished in the top-25 ranking with the 23rd highest attendance in Division III.
Trine averaged 438 fans per game in 2017-18 to rank 23rd overall. The Thunder were one of two Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) members to make the list with Hope (Mich.) College taking top honors with a 1,484 average.
In addition, four of the top-five attended games in the nation this past season included a school from the MIAA. Hope recorded the top three games and Trine had the fifth-most attended game against Wartburg (Iowa) College in the NCAA "Sweet 16" with 2,000 patrons.
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Trine posted a record-setting 26 wins (26-4) in 2017-18, along with making an appearance in the NCAA Division III Tournament "Sweet 16" for the first time in program history since joining the NCAA in only its second all-time trip to the NCAA postseason. Trine also shared the MIAA Regular-Season Championship, claiming its second overall MIAA title in back-to-back seasons.