SCAC Cares

  • Austin College & SCAC raise nearly $1,000 for Special Olympics
    June 06, 2013
    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.
  • Centenary SAAC hosts event with Special Olympics
    April 16, 2013
    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.
  • Centenary Athletics assists with Special Olympics
    March 13, 2013
    SHREVEPORT, La. – A collection of Centenary student-athletes and athletic department personnel volunteered during the Special Olympics Polar Plunge Fundraiser.
  • Trinity Sports Medicine Staff Assists at Hero-thon Fundraiser
    February 01, 2013
    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.
  • Austin College Women's Soccer Team Working to Give Cancer the Boot
    October 26, 2012
    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.
  • Trinity University; 'Black Out' Breast Cancer
    October 31, 2011
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Trinity University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has been a strong voice for Trinity athletics and its participants.
  • Colorado College Volleyball Team Volunteers With Local Ronald McDonald House Charities
    September 14, 2011
    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.
  • BSC Volleyball Volunteers In Tuscaloosa With Tornado Relief Efforts
    May 09, 2011
    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.
  • Trinity Student-Athletes Volunteer at Community Event
    April 14, 2011
    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.
  • Diamond Petrels to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness This Weekend
    April 06, 2011
    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.
  • Southwestern University to Combine Soccer and Service
    March 15, 2011
    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.
  • SCAC Field Hockey Teams "Stick" it to Cancer
    October 27, 2010
    GREENCASTLE, Ind. - The DePauw University field hockey team joins the other four Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference teams in the "Stick it to Cancer" Challenge.
  • Oglethorpe Men’s Basketball Team Lends Hand to Brookhaven Boy’s and Girl’s Club
    October 26, 2010
    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.
  • Austin College and Centre College Team Up with Komen Foundation
    October 07, 2010
    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.
  • Sewanee Field Hockey to "Stick It To Cancer"
    September 30, 2010
    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.
  • Colorado College Men's Lacrosse Team Continues St. Baldrick's Tradition
    April 07, 2010
    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.
  • Colorado College, Air Force Team Up for Benefit Lacrosse Clinic
    January 29, 2010
    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.
  • Sewanee Student-Athletes Support Angel Tree Christmas
    December 21, 2009
    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.
  • Hendrix Volleyball Team Helps Raise Money for Side-Out Foundation
    October 29, 2009
    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.
  • BSC volleyball raises $1,400 for Susan G. Komen Foundation
    October 23, 2009
    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.
  • Millsaps football sporting Pink for breast cancer awareness
    October 23, 2009
    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.
  • Rhodes Softball to "Hit for the Cure"
    October 01, 2009
    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.
  • Centre and Austin Vie in Third Annual Komen Game
    September 30, 2009
    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.
  • Majors, Choctaws to Brawl for a great cause
    August 24, 2009
    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.
  • Colorado and Trinity Unite to Strike Out Cancer
    March 19, 2009
    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.
  • Austin College and Centre Men's Soccer Team up with Susan G. Komen For the Cure
    October 08, 2008
    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.
  • DePauw Digs for the Cure on Wednesday Night
    October 06, 2008
    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.
  • Rhodes College Softball to "Hit for a Cure" for Cervical Cancer
    September 24, 2008
    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.