SCAC Cares

June 6, 2013
Austin College & SCAC raise nearly $1,000 for Special Olympics
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), in conjunction with Austin College and its Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, raised nearly $1,000 at its annual men's and women's basketball tournament through the sale of autographed basketballs from the various teams competing at the event.

April 16, 2013
Centenary SAAC hosts event with Special Olympics
SHREVEPORT, La. - The Centenary College of Louisiana Department of Athletics and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee in conjunction with the Special Olympics hosted a unified flag football game on Saturday. Apr. 13.

March 13, 2013
Centenary Athletics assists with Special Olympics
SHREVEPORT, La. – A collection of Centenary student-athletes and athletic department personnel volunteered during the Special Olympics Polar Plunge Fundraiser.

February 1, 2013
Trinity Sports Medicine Staff Assists at Hero-thon Fundraiser
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Members of Trinity's Sports Medicine staff participated in the Hero-thon Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, staffing one of various first-aid stations on the course.

October 26, 2012
Austin College Women's Soccer Team Working to Give Cancer the Boot
SHERMAN, Texas - For the second year in a row, the Austin College women’s soccer team and Alphi Phi Omega have been working with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Give Cancer the Boot, a program dedicated to raising awareness as well as money for cancer research to be donated in the name of Oklahoma University offensive lineman Austin Woods, who will be present at Sunday’s game.

October 31, 2011
Trinity University; 'Black Out' Breast Cancer
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Trinity University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has been a strong voice for Trinity athletics and its participants.

September 14, 2011
Colorado College Volleyball Team Volunteers With Local Ronald McDonald House Charities
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The undefeated Colorado College volleyball team spent some time bonding away from the court on Monday when it volunteered with the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

May 9, 2011
BSC Volleyball Volunteers In Tuscaloosa With Tornado Relief Efforts
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Members of the Birmingham-Southern volleyball team have reached out to help the community by volunteering in Tuscaloosa, which was devastated by tornadoes on April 27.

April 14, 2011
Trinity Student-Athletes Volunteer at Community Event
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - A number of Tiger student-athletes volunteered at the Olmos Park Fiesta Frolic on Sunday, April 10. Located near Trinity, on the city of Olmos Park's Alameda Circle, members of various athletic teams served a number of roles at the family-oriented event.

April 6, 2011
Diamond Petrels to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness This Weekend
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Oglethorpe baseball team will wear pink warm-up shirts for this weekend's games versus Rhodes College on the Brookhaven campus in support of breast cancer awareness.

March 15, 2011
Southwestern University to Combine Soccer and Service
GEORGETOWN, Texas - This spring break, 18 Southwestern University soccer players will be spending their time off traveling to El Salvador, playing soccer and working on service projects needed in the area. The idea was put forth at the alumni soccer game last March and has now come to fruition as a one week trip to El Salvador where students will spend half the week playing soccer and three days doing community outreach work.

October 27, 2010
SCAC Field Hockey Teams "Stick" it to Cancer
GREENCASTLE, Ind. - The DePauw University field hockey team joins the other four Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference teams in the "Stick it to Cancer" Challenge.

October 26, 2010
Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball Team Lends Hand to Brookhaven Boy’s and Girl’s Club
ATLANTA, Ga. - For the past seven years the Oglethorpe men’s basketball team has been volunteering at the Brookhaven Boy’s and Girls Club helping kids with everything from their homework to their jump shots.

October 7, 2010
Austin College and Centre College Team Up with Komen Foundation
SHERMAN, Texas - When the Austin College men’s soccer team takes the field against Centre College on October 17, the ’Roos and Colonels will write the next chapter in a burgeoning rivalry within the SCAC. Unlike most rivalries, this one did not grow out of on-field competition, but through a united effort to raise awareness of breast cancer in conjunction with Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

September 30, 2010
Sewanee Field Hockey to "Stick It To Cancer"
SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee field hockey team will be joining teams from around the country this weekend when they participate in the “Stick it to Cancer” campaign in conjunction with the National Foundation for Cancer Research. High school and college teams will be promoting cancer education in the community as well as raising funds to help eradicate cancer.

April 7, 2010
Colorado College Men's Lacrosse Team Continues St. Baldrick's Tradition
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado College men’s lacrosse team hasn’t experienced many close shaves on the field this season, but it certainly had one off the field on March 19.

January 29, 2010
Colorado College, Air Force Team Up for Benefit Lacrosse Clinic
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Colorado College and Air Force men’s lacrosse programs will conduct a lacrosse clinic immediately following their scrimmage on Saturday, Feb. 6, at Colorado College’s Washburn Field.

December 21, 2009
Sewanee Student-Athletes Support Angel Tree Christmas
SEWANEE, Tenn. - Over the last several weeks, each of Sewanee's athletic teams has funded and purchased Christmas gifts for 17 "angels" in nearby Grundy County. These so-called "angels" are underprivileged children, ranging from ages six months to 17 years, whose families do not have the means to provide them with Christmas presents this year given the current economic situation.

October 29, 2009
Hendrix Volleyball Team Helps Raise Money for Side-Out Foundation
CONWAY, Ark. - The Hendrix College volleyball team is on a mission to help raise money towards the Dig Pink: Side-Out Foundation which helps raise funds for Breast Cancer research. The Warriors will play their last home matches of the season on October 31 at 11a.m. and 3 p.m. against Ouachita Baptist University and Williams Baptist College, respectively, in the final matches of the inaugural Ghost Host Tournament.

October 23, 2009
BSC volleyball raises $1,400 for Susan G. Komen Foundation
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - This past Wednesday evening, the Birmingham-Southern volleyball team hosted Miles College and participated in "Dig for the Cure", a nationwide initiative to raise breast cancer awareness and money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

October 23, 2009
Millsaps football sporting Pink for breast cancer awareness
JACKSON, Miss. - With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the football Majors are doing their part to raise awareness by sporting pink ribbons on the back of their helmets for tomorrow's Homecoming game against No. 25 Centre College.

October 1, 2009
Rhodes Softball to "Hit for the Cure"
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This Saturday, Rhodes College softball will hold its second annual "Hit for the Cure" play day, which will benefit the Stephanie Vasofsky Cervical Cancer Foundation and is designed to raise awareness for cervical cancer on campus and in the community.

September 30, 2009
Centre and Austin Vie in Third Annual Komen Game
DANVILLE, Ky. – For the third consecutive year, the men’s soccer teams at Austin College and Centre College will vie with more than just conference standings implications on the line. When the two squads meet on Friday, October 2, in Danville, Ky., they will also be playing to benefit the Susan G. Komen For the Cure.

August 24, 2009
Majors, Choctaws to Brawl for a great cause
JACKSON - The 2009 version of the Backyard Brawl, which pits two NCAA Division III religiously affiliated schools against each other on the gridiron, is being presented by the Community Animal Rescue & Adoption Center (CARA) for a third consecutive season – the largest NO-KILL animal shelter in the state of Mississippi.

March 19, 2009
Colorado and Trinity Unite to Strike Out Cancer
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado College and Trinity University softball teams are joining forces in the fight against cancer when the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rivals unite for the first “Strike Out Cancer” day on Saturday, March 28.

October 8, 2008
Austin College and Centre Men's Soccer Team up with Susan G. Komen For the Cure
DANVILLE, Ky. - For the second consecutive year, the Centre College and Austin College men's soccer teams will team up to raise money for the Susan G. Komen For the Cure. The two teams raised a combined $7,000 last year for the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives and look to improve on that amount in 2008.

October 6, 2008
DePauw Digs for the Cure on Wednesday Night
GREENCASTLE, Ind. - This Wednesday evening the DePauw volleyball team joins over 170 schools across the country when it takes part in the "Dig for a Cure" benefitting the Susan G. Komen for the cure.

September 24, 2008
Rhodes College Softball to "Hit for a Cure" for Cervical Cancer
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Lynx Softball team will battle Crichton College on Saturday, September 27 at 10am, in a game that will be played to benefit and raise awareness for cervical cancer. Saturday's "Hit for a Cure" will be a culmination of a week-long effort by the players, in which all proceeds will benefit the Stephanie Vasofsky Cervical Cancer Foundation.