GRAND LAKE, Colo. - Colorado College added to its legacy of excellence in the classroom by earning the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's top academic honors for the 2011-12 season.
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.
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Matthew Grosso, a seasoned veteran of women’s lacrosse, was announced as Southwestern University’s first head women’s lacrosse coach. Grosso will build the team for a year before leading the Pirates in action for their inaugural season in spring 2014.
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.
GRAND LAKE, Colo. - The IWLCA has honored 224 student-athletes in Division III with a selection on one of the All-Regional teams for 2012 and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) had eight student-athletes represented on the elite squads.
SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) had six student-athletes named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District® Women's At-Large teams, as selected and announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
SUWANEE, Ga. – In exclusive 2012 all-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference voting by the league’s head women’s lacrosse coaches, Grace Maloney of Colorado College was selected as the SCAC Offensive Player-of-the-Year, while teammate Abby Fink was voted conference Defensive Player-of-the-Year.
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.
SEWANEE, Tenn. - Back-to-back goals by sophomore attacker Elise Burchard gave Colorado College a four-goal lead with 8:40 remaining and the top-seeded Tigers withstood a late comeback by Sewanee to record a 10-9 victory in the championship game of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
SUWANEE, Ga. - The busiest weekend of the 2011-12 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference sports season has arrived. Championships in the spring sports of baseball, softball, men's and women's golf, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's tennis and men's and women's track & field will be decided over the course of four days at seven different venues beginning on Thursday, April 26.
SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Lacrosse Championship will be held in Sewanee, Tenn., on the campus of Sewanee - University of the South. Competition begins on Saturday, April 28th and concludes on Sunday, April 29th.
SUWANEE, Ga. - The SCAC Tournament is set, Colorado College earned the top seed and will open up competition this weekend squaring off against Birmingham-Southern at noon Saturday on the mountain in Sewanee, Tennessee. Host school Sewanee earned the second seed and will face Centre in the second semifinal match with the winners advancing to Sunday's Championship at noon.
SUWANEE, Ga. - Heading into the final weekend of conference action, Colorado College and Centre have both earned spots at the 2012 SCAC Championships with two remaining bids to be handed out. All but one team remains alive to qualify for the tournament setting up for what promises to be an exciting weekend of SCAC lacrosse action.
SUWANEE, Ga. - In the lone SCAC contest this past week Birmingham-Southern knocked off Millsaps in a thirlling contest 12-11. After Millsaps took a 3-0 early lead, BSC scored nine of the next 12 goals en route to its first conference win of the year. The Panthers were led by Stephanie Gore and Madeline Golden who each scored three goals on the afternoon.
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.
SUWANEE, Ga. - In just its second year of sponsoring Women's Lacrosse the SCAC as a league is nine games over .500 with a 36-27 record to this point in the year. Colorado College and Centre both remain at the top of the standings with perfect records in conference play.
SUWANEE, Ga. - Colorado College and Centre both remain perfect in SCAC play and a top the conference standings. The CC Tigers, 3-0 in the SCAC, picked up a 20-14 win against Sewanee this past weekend; while Centre, 2-0 in the league, defeated BSC 18-6 this past Sunday.
SUWANEE, Ga. - Offense has been a plenty in the SCAC this year with all six teams averaging 10 plus goals per contest with Centre pacing the league at 14.7 goals a game. Defensively Colorado College is tops in the league allowing just 3.8 goals a game.
SUWANEE, Ga. - Colorado College improved to a perfect 3-0 on the year including 2-0 in SCAC play after picking up a 16-1 win over Dallas this past weekend. Despite the blustery conditions, the Tigers were red-hot at the beginning of the game, scoring three times in the opening 61 seconds. Junior attacker Frances Staadt needed just 13 ticks to put CC on the board with the first of her two goals, and senior midfielder Grace Maloney added what proved to be the game winner 37 seconds later.
SUWANEE, Ga. - Millsaps picked up its first ever SCAC win in the programs young history defeating Dallas 17-13 over the weekend. The Majors were led by sophomore midfielder Haleigh Williams who posted eight goals in a winning effort.
SUWANEE, Ga. - Defending SCAC Champions, the Purple Tigers of Sewanee, picked up right where they left off a season ago opening up the year a perfect 3-0 and now riding a seven game winning streak that dates back to last year. Colorado College picked up the first conference win of the year knocking off Millsaps 14-1 behind four goals from Leslie Jacoby.
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.
GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern University will reinstate football and add women’s lacrosse to its roster of NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, thanks to $6 million in gifts from two former student-athletes.