June 19, 2012
Centre's Willie Polio named Capital One Academic All-American®
TOWSON, Md. - Centre College senior men's track & field student-athlete Willie Polio was named to the Capital One Academic All-America® team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the organization announced today.
June 4, 2012
SCAC Has Five Selected To Capital One Academic All-District® Men's Track/Cross Country Teams
SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) had five student-athletes named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Men's Track/Cross Country teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), the organization announced.
May 25, 2012
Jenny Breuer resigns as Trinity Cross Country head coach
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Coach Jenny Breuer has resigned her position as the head coach of Trinity’s men’s and women’s cross country teams.
May 24, 2012
Brian Chafin, Centre College Athletics Director, Announces Retirement
DANVILLE, Ky. - After nearly a quarter century of service at Centre College, Brian Chafin has announced his retirement. Chafin began his coaching career at Centre in 1989 and has served as director of athletics and recreation since 2002.
May 7, 2012
Trinity Student-Athletes Celebrate D-III Week at Sunshine Cottage
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - In celebration of NCAA Division III Week, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at Trinity University organized a field day with student-athletes and coaches from numerous sports at nearby Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children.
May 1, 2012
Trinity brings the SCAC Presidents Trophy back to San Antonio
SUWANEE, Ga. - The symbol of conference supremacy is a 300-pound railroad bell that is awarded annually to the conference program with the best overall sports record for that particular academic year. For a stretch of 12 years - from the early 1990s to the mid 2000s - that bell (with the exception of one year - 2000-01) resided on the campus of Trinity University.
April 4, 2012
Special Olympians Visit Colorado College For Division III Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Colorado College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) got an early jump on its celebration of the inaugural NCAA Division III Week by teaming with Special Olympics Colorado for a Soccer Fun Day on Sunday, April 1.
February 16, 2012
USTFCCCA Tabs Six SCAC Men's Cross Country Teams As All-Academic Teams
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Six Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) men's cross county teams were honored as 2011 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic teams, the organization announced.
February 9, 2012
SCAC Has 12 Student-Athletes Named To USTFCCCA Men's All-Academic Team
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Twelve Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) men's cross county student-athletes were named to the 2011 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic teams, the organization announced.
January 27, 2012
SCAC Has 711 Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honor Roll Honors
SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced its Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll today for the 2011 fall term and 711 student-athletes made the list.
January 23, 2012
Schreiner University to Join the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
SUWANEE, Ga. — The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced today that Schreiner University has accepted an invitation to join the Conference.
January 19, 2012
SCAC Student-Athlete Initiative a Huge Success
SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference was represented by 18 student-athletes last week at the 2012 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. Made possible through the NCAA Division III Strategic Initiative Grant, the student-athletes participated in a wide range of activities – from education sessions to business sessions to the NCAA Honors Celebration.
December 22, 2011
Trinity 28th; Centre 35th in 2011-2012 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Currently in 28th place, Trinity University leads all SCAC institutions in the prestigious 2011-2012 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings. Centre College is just seven places back in 35th place.
December 13, 2011
Colorado College’s Castaneda; Centre’s Owens lauded as 2011 SCAC Cross Country Coaches of the Year
SUWANEE, Ga. - In exclusive voting by the head coaches of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, Colorado College's Ted Castaneda was named SCAC Men's Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year and Centre College’s Lisa Owens was selected SCAC Women's Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year.
December 8, 2011
SCAC Announces 2011 Cross Country All-Sportsmanship Teams
SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its fourth annual Men’s and Women’s Cross Country All-Sportsmanship teams. Twenty two men’s and women’s cross country runners were selected to the 2011 squad.
November 19, 2011
Centre's Kieffer shines at 2011 NCAA Division III Men's Cross Country Championship
WINNECONNE, Wisc. - The Colorado College men placed 28th and the Centre College men were 31st at the 2011 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
November 16, 2011
Trinity takes early lead in quest for 2011-12 SCAC President's Trophy
SUWANEE, Ga. - Seeking its first Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) President's Trophy since 2004-05, Trinity University took the early lead in that quest following the completion of the 2011 fall sports season.
November 16, 2011
Two From SCAC Named USTFCCCA Regional Athletes of the Year
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Centre College sophomore John Kieffer and Colorado College senior Jackson Brainerd were named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division III regional athletes of the year in their respective regions.
November 12, 2011
Centre's Kieffer wins South/Southeast Regional; Leads Colonels to Second Place Finish
SEGUIN, Texas - The Centre College men finished just one point behind the winning team, Lynchburg (Va.) College, and will earn an automatic berth into the national championship meet after a second place finish at the 2011 South/Southeast Regional Championships today in Seguin, Texas.
November 12, 2011
Brainerd; Underdog Tigers Claim West Region Men's XC Title
CLAREMONT, Calif. - Colorado College senior Jackson Brainerd won the 2011 NCAA West Regional championship - his third consecutive regional individual title - and teammate and fellow senior Robby Caseria posted a fifth-place finish to lead the Tigers to the men's team title.
October 29, 2011
Colorado College Captures Third Straight Men's Cross Country Title
SEWANEE, Tenn. - Colorado College won its third straight Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country Championship Saturday, and Tiger senior Jackson Brainerd became just the second runner in SCAC history to win three straight individual titles.
October 28, 2011
Sewanee prepares to host 2011 SCAC Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships
SEWANEE, Tenn. - The University of the South will serve as host for the 2011 SCAC Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships on Saturday, October 29. The meet will be run at the Sewanee Golf Club on the campus of The University of the South.
October 27, 2011
SCAC Week 8 - Podcasts
SUWANEE, Ga. - In this week's edition of the SCAC podcast, Russell Kramer, SCAC Director of Communications and New Media, catches up with several of the league's Player-of-the-Week award winners for the week ending Oct. 23.
October 26, 2011
2011 SCAC Cross Country Championships Preview (AUDIO)
SUWANEE, Ga. - The University of the South will serve as host for the 2011 SCAC Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships on Saturday, October 29. Sewanee head men's and women's cross country coach Jeff Heitzenrater joined the SCAC's Russell Kramer earlier today to preview this weekend's championships.
September 28, 2011
Centenary College of Louisiana to Join the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. — The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced today that Centenary College of Louisiana has accepted an invitation to join the Conference. Currently a member of the American Southwest Conference, Centenary will join the SCAC at the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year.
September 7, 2011
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SUWANEE, Ga. - With the launch of the new SCAC website, we are offering fans of the conference the opportunity to receive updates via e-mail newsletters delivered directly to your inbox. When Players-of-the-Week are chosen or our Weekly Sports Updates are posted, you'll be the first to know!
July 29, 2011
Birmingham-Southern College Approved As Full Active Member Of NCAA Division III
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The NCAA Division III Management Council this week approved Birmingham-Southern College as a full active member in intercollegiate athletics effective Sept. 1, 2011.