LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. In a press release from the league workplace right this moment, 14 Southern Collegiate Athletic Convention (SCAC) winter and spring packages had been acknowledged as a 2021-22 Sportsmanship Workforce Recipient for his or her respective sports activities.
The SCAC Pupil-Athlete Advisory Committee instituted the award forward of the 2016-17 educational yr in an effort to honor the crew that greatest portrays good sportsmanship and truthful play from gamers and coaches all through the season. Prizes are at present awarded in all 18 conference-sponsored sports activities, together with 13 winter and spring sports activities: baseball, males’s and girls’s basketball, males’s and girls’s golf, ladies’s lacrosse, softball, males’s and girls’s swimming and diving, males’s and girls’s tennis and males’s and girls’s athletics. . Earlier this yr, 5 packages had been honored throughout the fall season.
College of St. Thomas led final winter and spring with 4 acclaimed packages: ladies’s golf, softball, and males’s and girls’s tennis. It marked the primary time for every program to realize SCAC SAAC Sportsmanship Workforce honors. The Celtic males’s cross-country crew acquired the primary honor ever for St. Thomas within the fall.
Colorado School achieved recognition of the SAAC crew’s sportsmanship for 3 of its winter and spring packages, together with males’s basketball, which received its fourth consecutive honor within the six-year historical past of the award, and the ladies’s basketball program achieved its fourth total honor (2016) – 17, 2017-18 and 2019-20). The Tigers received earlier basketball honors within the 2019-20 season. The CC ladies’s lacrosse program additionally garnered recognition for the second time, beforehand honored in 2019.
Centenary School acquired its second-straight-line recognition in males’s golf, whereas the ladies’s swimming and diving program secured this system’s first recognition ever.
Austin School, the College of Dallas, Southwestern College, Texas Lutheran College, and Trinity College every had a winter or spring program acknowledged to spherical out this yr’s honors.
‘Roos males’s swimming and diving program was acknowledged for the primary time in this system’s historical past. In baseball, the Crusaders took dwelling their second-row award, whereas the Pirates took their first honors in lacrosse for girls. The TLU Bulldogs had been honored in males’s athletics for the primary time in this system’s historical past and in ladies’s athletics, the Tigers of Trinity had been honored for the primary time.
Southern Collegiate Athletic Convention 2021-22 Winter & Spring Workforce Sportsmanship Awards:
Baseball: College of Dallas
Males’s basketball: Colorado School
Ladies’s basketball: Colorado School
Males’s golf: Centenary School
Ladies’s golf: College of St. Thomas
Lacrosse for girls: Colorado School / Southwestern College
Softball: College of St. Thomas
Males’s swimming and diving: Austin School
Ladies’s swimming and diving: Centenary School
Males’s tennis: College of St. Thomas
Ladies’s tennis: College of St. Thomas
Males’s athletics: Texas Lutheran College
Ladies’s athletics: Trinity College
The prizes had been voted on by every member establishment’s SAAC, with every group rating the three greatest groups in every sport. First place was awarded 5 factors, second place gave three factors and third place gave one level. Factors had been then collected to pick out the general winner of the convention.