LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Five Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference fall sports programs were recognized by the league as recipients of the SCAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Team Sportsmanship award in balloting conducted following each sport's respective season. Austin College was this year's recipient in women's soccer.
The SCAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee instituted the award prior to the 2016-17 academic year in an effort to honor the team that best portrays good sportsmanship and fair play from the players and coaches during the season. The fall awards are presented in men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer and volleyball.
This is the second consecutive year that the 'Roo women's soccer team has earned this recognition.
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
Fall 2018 Team Sportsmanship Award Winners
Men's Cross Country: Colorado College
Women's Cross Country: Colorado College
Men's Soccer: Johnson & Wales University (Denver)
Women's Soccer: Austin College
Volleyball: Centenary College
The awards were voted on by each member institution's SAAC, with each individual group ranking the top three teams in each sport. The first place selections were awarded five points, second place earned three points and third place earned one point. Points were then totaled to select the conference's overall winner.