August 24, 2012
Bell selected as Top 30 honoree for 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Thirty women, selected from a group of nearly 430 nominees, have been chosen as the top 30 honorees for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Among the 30 was former Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference student-athlete Sharwil Bell, who was named the SCAC's Co-Woman of the Year in June.
June 13, 2012
SCAC announces Spring 2012 Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll
SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) named 1,040 student-athletes to the 2012 SCAC Spring Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday. This year's total is the third-highest for a single period in the history of the award.
June 12, 2012
SCAC Nominates Two for 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year Award
SUWANEE, Ga. -Sharwil Bell of Rhodes College and Abigail Loar of Trinity University have been nominated by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference for the 22nd annual NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
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 10, 2012
Cameron Hill Named Trinity Women's Basketball Coach
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Trinity Director of Athletics Bob King has announced that former Tiger basketball player Cameron Hill has been hired as the school's head coach for women's basketball.
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 2, 2012
Austin College Student-Athletes Volunteer with Special Olympics
SHERMAN, Texas — On Saturday, April 28, several Austin College student-athletes had the chance to work with the Greater Dallas chapter of Special Olympics Texas, helping the group with their Spring Games Competition held at Cedar Hill High School.
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 9, 2012
Amie Bradley Resigns as Trinity Women's Basketball Coach
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Director of Athletics Bob King has announced that Head Women's Basketball Coach Amie Bradley has resigned from Trinity University.
April 6, 2012
Trinity 37th; Centre 42nd in 2011-12 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup winter standings
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Currently in 37th place, Trinity University leads all SCAC institutions in the prestigious 2011-2012 Division III Learfield Sports Directors' Cup fall standings. Centre College is just five places back in 42nd place.
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.
March 21, 2012
SCAC Partners with PrestoSports for New Online Scoreboard
SUWANEE, Ga. - With upgraded technology provided by PrestoSports, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) introduced today an enhanced scoreboard feature for its fans.
March 17, 2012
Prewitt Named D3hoops.com First Team All-American
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Centre College senior guard and two-time Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year Maggie Prewitt was named to the D3hoops.com Women's All-America first team the website announced.
March 16, 2012
Centre's Austin-Robinson named WBCA Regional Coach-of-the-Year
ATLANTA, Ga. - Wendie Austin-Robinson of Centre College was named the 2012 RUSSELL ATHLETIC/WBCA Division III Region 5 Coach-of-the-Year, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association office announced today.
March 13, 2012
Prewitt; Winkelman Highlight SCAC All-Region Women's Basketball Selections
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Centre College senior guard and two-time Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year Maggie Prewitt, along with Millsaps College head coach Chuck Winkelman, highlight the conferene selections to the D3hoops.com Women's All-South Region team the website announced on Monday.
March 9, 2012
Colonels' run ends with 71-61 loss to Carthage in Sweet Sixteen
ALLIANCE, Ohio - The Colonels' NCAA Tournament run and season came to an end in the Sweet Sixteen as they fell 71-61 to Carthage College on Friday at the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio.
March 8, 2012
SCAC Announces Fourth Annual Basketball All-Sportsmanship Teams
SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its fourth annual Men’s and Women’s Basketball All-Sportsmanship teams. Twelve men’s basketball and twelve women’s basketball student-athletes were selected to the 2011-12 squads.
March 8, 2012
Centre and Carthage Set to Square off in NCAA Sweet Sixteen
SUWANEE, Ga. - After winning first and second round NCAA Tournament games at home, it was announced Sunday that the Centre women's basketball team will travel to Mount Union for Friday's game against Carthage in the round of 16.
March 7, 2012
SCAC raises $1,900 for Special Olympics at 2012 Basketball Tournament
SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), in conjunction with Birmingham-Southern College and the BSC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, raised $1,900 at its annual men's and women's basketball tournament through the sale of autographed basketballs from the various teams competing at the event. Special Olympics was selected as the beneficiary of this year’s effort.
March 5, 2012
Trinity's lead narrows in race for President's Trophy
SUWANEE, Ga. - Despite winning three of the league's four contested winter sports championships, Trinity University saw its lead shrink from 17.5 to 15 points as the Tigers seek their first Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) President's Trophy since the 2004-2005 academic year.
March 3, 2012
No. 22 Centre knocks off No. 9 Washington University 57-55 Advancing to Round of 16
DANVILLE, Ky. - On the strength of two late Chelsea Benham free throws and two final defensive stops, the Centre women's basketball team defeated No. 9 Washington University 57-55 in a NCAA Division III Tournament game Saturday in Danville, Ky.
March 2, 2012
No. 22 Centre Defeats Guilford In NCAA Tournament Opener
DANVILLE, Ky. - Centre College earned its first NCAA tournament win since 2001 with a 59-47 home win over Guilford College in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship.
February 28, 2012
Rhodes' Bell Named Finalist for Jostens Trophy
SALEM, Va. - The finalists for the prestigious Jostens Trophy were announced today by members of the Rotary Club of Salem, Va. The club is responsible for the initial review of annual nominations and narrowed the pool to 10 men and 10 women finalists. Rhodes College senior forward Sharwil Bell was among the finalists.
February 27, 2012
Centre Hosts NCAA First and Second Round Games; Colonels Take on Guilford (N.C.) in Friday's Opening Round
DANVILLE, Ky. - Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament champion Centre College opens NCAA Division III Championship play on Friday, March 2, when it hosts Guilford (N.C.) College (22-6). The other first-round game at the Alumni Gymnasium on Tom Bryant court features Washington (Mo.) University (20-5) and Ferrum (Va.) College (23-5).
February 26, 2012
Centre Wins Fifth SCAC Women's Basketball Championship
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Behind a team-high 14 points from SCAC tournament MVP Maggie Prewitt, the Centre College Colonels won their fifth Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball championship and first since 2001 with a 60-48 win over Millsaps in the championship game.
February 25, 2012
Centre's Prewitt and Austin-Robinson Head 2011-12 All-SCAC Women's Basketball Selections
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - In exclusive voting by the head coaches of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), senior guard Maggie Prewitt of Centre College was selected as SCAC Women’s Basketball Player-of-the-Year and her head coach Wendie Austin-Robinson was named SCAC Coach-of-the-Year. The coaches also voted on Newcomer and Defensive Players-of-the-Year, and first-year forward Jordan Owens of Southwestern University and sophomore guard Shatoya White of Millsaps College were the respective recipients.
February 25, 2012
Centre & Millsaps To Advance To SCAC Women's Championship Game
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-Southern College is playing host site to the 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's semifinal basketball games.
February 24, 2012
Centre, Rhodes, Southwestern & Millsaps Advance To Semifinals
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-Southern College and Homewood High School are serving as host sites for the 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's and women's quarterfinal basketball games.
February 22, 2012
SCAC Men's and Women's Basketball - 2012 Tournament Preview
SUWANEE, Ga. - The 2012 SCAC Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament tips off on Friday, February 24 in Birmingham, Alabama with quarterfinal games being played on the campuses of Homewood High School and Birmingham-Southern College.
February 21, 2012
Rhodes' Bell Earns Capital One Academic All-America® Women's Basketball Team Laurels
SUWANEE, Ga. - Rhodes College senior Sharwil Bell was named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Women's Basketball Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
February 21, 2012
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 13) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - The seeds are set for the 10th annual Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) women's basketball tournament. Centre College and Southwestern University earned the top seeds in the Eastern and Western Divisions respectively as the tournament is set to begin Friday, February 24th in Birmingham, Alabama.
February 19, 2012
SCAC Announces 2012 Women's Basketball Tournament Bracket
SUWANEE, Ga. - The SCAC office today announced the bracket for the 2012 women's basketball tournament, which will be begin Friday, Feb. 24 in Birmingham, Alabama.
February 16, 2012
Texas Lutheran to Join the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference
SUWANEE, Ga. — The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) announced today that Texas Lutheran University has accepted an invitation to join the Conference.
February 14, 2012
Sewanee's Dani Kabbes Reaches 500 Career Rebounds
SEWANEE, Tenn. - On Saturday, January 21 Sewanee women’s basketball senior Dani Kabbes recorded her 500th career rebound in the Tigers’ contest against SCAC member Southwestern.
February 13, 2012
2012 SCAC Men's & Women's Basketball Championships Fast Approaching
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The 2012 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Men's and Women's Basketball Championships will be held Friday-Sunday, February 24-26, in Birmingham, Ala., at the Bill Battle Coliseum on the campus of Birmingham-Southern Colllege. Birmingham-Southern is serving as host for the event.
February 13, 2012
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 12) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Seven of the eight spots at the SCAC Tournament have been claimed with one final spot in the Western Division still up for grabs as Hendrix controls its own destiny but Austin College and Dallas both have opportunities to play their way in. While the rest of the spots have been accounted for seeding is still very much up in the air heading into the final weekend of regular season play.
February 11, 2012
Hendrix's Tate Sets SCAC Single Season Rebound Mark
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Hendrix College sophomore forward Jamie Tate set a new Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference single season record with her 10 rebound performance against Southwestern Saturday night. Her 10 rebounds gives her an SCAC record 327 on the season.
February 6, 2012
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 11) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Rhodes punched its ticket into the SCAC Women's Basketball Tournament at the end of February as the Lynx are currently riding an eight game winning streak, tying its longest ever in the SCAC era. On the western side, Colorado College and Southwestern both qualified for the tournament leaving just three slots open to take a shot at the title and get a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
February 2, 2012
Two From SCAC Named To Capital One Academic All-District® Women's Basketball Team
SUWANEE, Ga. - Rhodes College senior guard Sharwil Bell and Colorado College senior forward Becky Luetjen were each named to the Capital One Academic All-District® Women's Basketball Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
February 1, 2012
Millsaps' Shante Morton Becomes Ninth Major to Join 1,000 Career Point Club
JACKSON, Miss. - Junior Shante Morton of Eupora, Mississippi became the ninth Major in women's basketball history to achieve 1,000 points in a career.
January 30, 2012
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 10) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - After the final weekend of cross divisional play for the 2011-12 SCAC regular season, both Centre and Millsaps have punched their tickets to the SCAC Basketball Tournament at the end of February in Birmingham, Alabama. Overall the Eastern Division posted a 25-11 record against the Western Division throughout cross divisional action this year.
January 27, 2012
Centre's Prewitt Cracks SCAC All-Time Top 10 Scoring List
SHERMAN, Texas - With her 15-point performance Friday night at Austin College, Centre College senior guard Maggie Prewitt cracked the league's top 10 list for career scoring in women's basketball.
January 24, 2012
Centre's Huter Clips 1,000 Career Point Mark
SUWANEE, Ga. - On Friday, January 20th senior Lauren Huter recorded her 1,000 career point in the Colonels 79-55 win over Southwestern in front of a home crowd in Danville, Kentucky.
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 23, 2012
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 9) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Heading into the final weekend of January, both Centre and Millsaps are riding impressive winning streaks (12 and 13 games respectively) and have yet to lose a game in 2012. Individually senior guard Maggie Prewitt of Centre was outstanding last week averaging a triple double with 12.5 points, 12.5 assists and 11.5 rebounds per contest.
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.
January 16, 2012
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 8) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - This past weekend was the first of three straight SCAC cross divisional basketball weekends. This year the western schools will host the eastern division twice however it was the eastern division who surprising played well on the road this past weekend splitting twelve games, 6-6.
January 9, 2012
Hendrix's Tate Breaks SCAC Single-Game Rebound Record With 29 Against Austin College
SHERMAN, Texas – Sophomore forward Jamie Tate pulled down a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference and school record 29 rebounds as Hendrix College rolled to a 68-37 victory at Austin College on Sunday afternoon.
January 9, 2012
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 7) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Hendrix College's Jamie Tate had an historic week as she broke an 18 year old Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference record when she tallied 29 rebounds in the Warriors' 68-37 win at Austin College. For the week she averaged 16.5 points and 25 rebounds per game in two games.
January 5, 2012
Rhodes' Sharwil Bell Nets 1,000 Career Point
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Rhodes Lynx senior forward Sharwil Bell joined the Rhodes 1,000 point club with her 25 point effort against Meredith College, in the Lynx 70-68 win on December 30th, in Montgomery, AL.
January 4, 2012
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 6) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - As the calendar turns to 2012, Centre, Millsaps and Sewanee are off some of the best starts in recent school history. Centre (10-1) is off to its best start in the SCAC era while Millsaps (10-2) is off to its best start since the 1996-97 season. The Purple Tigers of Sewanee (6-4) enter 2012 off to its best start since the 2005-06 season which also was the last time Sewanee won more than 10 games.
December 22, 2011
Centre's Prewitt; Millsaps' Morton selected to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Centre College senior guard Maggie Prewitt and Millsaps College junior forward Shante Morton have been named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week for week five of the 2011-12 season, the website announced.
December 20, 2011
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 5) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - It was a tough conference weekend for teams on the road as homes teams held serve in eight of nine SCAC contests. Centre and Colorado College remained the lone unbeaten team in conference play and sit atop the Eastern and Western Divisions respectively.
December 12, 2011
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 4) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - As a number of SCAC teams took the week off to focus on final exams just a handful of non-conference games highlighted a light schedule of basketball in the conference. This week the SCAC returns to conference play for the final time before the calendar switches over to 2012.
December 7, 2011
Sign up for the SCAC Newsletter
SUWANEE, Ga. - As a reminder, fans of the SCAC have 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!
December 5, 2011
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 3) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Conference play got underway this past weekend and four teams came out unbeaten. In the Eastern Division, Centre knocked off Millsaps and Rhodes on the road while Birmingham-Southern defeated Oglethorpe in Atlanta. In the Western Division Colorado College swept Trinity and Southwestern at home while Austin College got its first win of the season against Dallas in its first ever SCAC contest.
November 28, 2011
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 2) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - It was a full schedule of non-conference action over the Thanksgiving Holiday as the SCAC gears up for the start of conference tilts this coming weekend. In the Eastern Division Centre, Millsaps and Sewanee sit tied atop with 3-1 records, while Southwestern stands alone atop the Western Division with a 3-2 record.
November 26, 2011
Southwestern's Leeder selected to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Southwestern University sophomore forward Chelsea Leeder was named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week for week one of the 2011-12 season, the website announced.
November 21, 2011
Sewanee sets new NCAA D3 record in 125-58 win over Judson
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After making an NCAA record 24 three point field goals, the Sewanee women's basketball team rolled past Judson College 125-58 Saturday afternoon inside Bill Battle Coliseum.
November 21, 2011
Women's Basketball Recap (Week 1) - Around the SCAC
SUWANEE, Ga. - Sewanee broke two NCAA records, three school records while tying for the most points in a single game in SCAC history in the Purple Tigers 125-58 victory over Judson Saturday afternoon. Through the first week of the season SCAC schools have complied a 15-14 record against non-conference opponents.
November 15, 2011
SCAC Basketball Media Days to Get Underway Tuesday, November 15
SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference office will conduct its second annual basketball "media days" event beginning Tuesday, November 15. Interviews from head coaches and student-athletes from each of the 12 men's and women's basketball teams will be posted on the SCACNation page throughout the week.
November 11, 2011
Centre and Hendrix Favored to Win Respective SCAC Divisions in 2011-12
SUWANEE, Ga. - In exclusive balloting by SCAC women's head basketball coaches, Centre College and Hendrix College were tabbed as preseason favorites to capture the SCAC Eastern Division and Western Division championships respectively as the conference is guaranteed a new champion for the first time in three years.
October 18, 2011
Centre's Prewitt; Rhodes' Bell Selected D3hoops Preseason All-Americans
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Senior guard Maggie Prewitt of Centre College and senior guard Sharwil Bell of Rhodes College have been selected as 2011-12 D3hoops.com Preseason All-Americans. Prewitt was a Second Team selection while Bell was named a Fourth Team selection.
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.
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.