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  Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As such, it is one of the most geographically widespread non-scholarship athletic conferences in the United States.
Unlike many Division III conferences, where geography is the primary determining factor for membership, the SCAC is made up of private institutions where the primary focus is on academics; the New England Small College Athletic Conference is another athletic association with similar academic emphasis.
Rose-Hulman cited these factors as reasons for leaving the conference when it joined the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference in 2006-7; to be honest, the Engineers' lack of competiveness in SCAC play may have played an equal role in the decision.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Southern_Collegiate_Athletic_Conference   (867 words)

 List of college athletic conferences - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
This conference will disband its football section in 2007, when its football members begin play in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Note: All Division I-A and I-AA football conferences are also basketball conferences, with the exception of the Gateway Football Conference, Great West Football Conference, and the Pioneer Football League.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_college_athletic_conferences   (305 words)

 College Athletes
The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) is one of the most unique at the Division III level, covering a region more comparable to a Division I conference.
The SCAC sponsors conference championships in 18 sports, and member institutions excel at the national level.
SCAC members share a commitment to the priority of the overall quality of academic standards and quality educational experiences.
www.collegestudentathletes.com /conferencedetail.cfm?CID=39   (110 words)

 Oglethorpe University : Athletics : Soccer : Womens
The Oglethorpe Athletic Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerry Austin to the position of Assistant Women's Soccer Coach.
The Athletic Department at Oglethorpe University is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Morgan to the position of Associate Head Coach of the women's soccer team.
The SCAC, which is celebrating 15 years of athletic competition, has been garnering votes from each school's athletic directors and head coaches to determine the honorary teams.
www.oglethorpe.edu /athletics/soccer/womens/index.asp?print=Y   (1571 words)

 News Releases - Athletics - News - Sewanee :: The University of the South
The SCAC Board of Directors, comprised of the chief executive officers of the member institutions, reached a unanimous decision to admit Austin College during the league's annual spring meeting held Wednesday in Atlanta.
Austin is the 17th school to join the conference - originally known as the Collegiate Athletic Conference (CAC), The last time the SCAC added schools was in 1998 with DePauw and Rose-Hulman.
We believe Austin College offers students a collegiate experience that rivals any other in the nation, and we are excited to be aligned with this group of colleges and universities.
athletics.sewanee.edu /info/releases?id=12738   (477 words)

 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC)-Official Site
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that four teams have been invited to participate in the NCAA Division II Playoffs in the South Region.
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is proud to announce that three (3) SIAC teams have received national attention and are currently ranked in the top ten of their region.
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference is proud to announce that The Division II Commissioners Association and Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex selected Stephanie Johnican of Kentucky State University to the Division II Commissioners Honor Roll for her outstanding athletic and academic achievement for the 2004-2005 academic school year.
www.thesiac.com   (5031 words)

 SCAC Football
The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference averaged 1,879 fans per football game during the 2005 season - an increase of 475 fans per game from the 2004 season.
In exclusive voting by the head coaches of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), Adam Clark of Centre College, Robert Kelner of Trinity University and Wesley Satterfield of Sewanee-University of the South split the vote and will share the league’s Offensive Player-of-the-Year honor.
Trinity's football team clinched a share of its 13th consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship with a 41-0 shutout of Millsaps College on Saturday afternoon.
www.scac-online.org /football   (2371 words)

 Oglethorpe University : Athletics : News Archive
Kulavic was named SCAC Player-of-the-Week three times during the season — the first time a freshman had won that many honors since the 1994-95 season.
Erin Flynn was voted All-SCAC Third Team for her outstanding contributions to the Petrels' 2006 NCAA Tournament run.
He led the conference with 19.2 points per game and was second on the team with 5.1 rebounds per game.
www.oglethorpe.edu /athletics/news_archive.asp?page=2&print=Y   (2572 words)

 Millsaps College - Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Millsaps College -- The Millsaps College baseball team, after winning its first conference baseball title since 1994 and sixth overall, was awarded with Player-, Pitcher- and Coach-of-the-Year honors in exclusive 2003 all-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) voting by the league’s head coaches.
His eight wins tied for the conference lead, as he appeared in 12 games, threw 81.0 innings, struck out 62 hitters, and allowed opposing hitters a.219 batting average – second best in the conference.
Millsaps head coach Jim Page, in his 15th season as the Majors’ skipper, was named the SCAC Coach-of-the-Year – the fifth time in his career he has been honored with the award.
www.millsaps.edu /athletic/baseball/all-scac.shtml   (333 words)

 Colorado College | News
A Byers Scholar is recognized as an individual who has combined the best elements of mind and body to achieve national distinction for his or her achievements, and who promises to be a future leader in his or her chosen field.
The SCAC, comprised of some of the most prestigious liberal arts colleges and universities in the nation, was founded in 1962.
She graduated from CC in 1990 after majoring in comparative literature, and was inducted into the Colorado College Athletics Hall of Fame as a member of the fifth class in 1999.
www.coloradocollege.edu /athletics/news   (2479 words)

 Centre College: Course Catalog: Personal Education, Extraordinary Success
At Centre, we believe athletic participation is important because it contributes to the education of the whole student.
SCAC members in addition to Centre are DePauw University (Greencastle, Ind.), Hendrix College (Conway, Ark.), Millsaps College (Jackson, Miss.), Oglethorpe University (Atlanta, Ga.), Rhodes College (Memphis, Tenn.), Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Terre Haute, Ind.), University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.), Southwestern University (Georgetown, Texas), and Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).
All SCAC member institutions adhere to a policy of not awarding financial aid to a student for participation in athletics.
web.centre.edu /regist/catalog/centrelife.html   (3353 words)

 College football - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The response to this was the formation of what became the National Collegiate Athletic Association, which set rules governing the sport.
Some critics argue that the system unfairly favors teams from large conferences, and that the process used to select the teams can be just as ambiguous as the earlier poll system.
Also, to add to the controversy, the Bowl Championship Series champion has not always been the undisputed national champion; for example, in 2003, the Associated Press and Bowl Championship Series chose different champions, which is precisely what the system was designed to prevent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/College_football   (1915 words)

 Franklin College - Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The HEARTLAND COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE was born as the Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference on June 23, 1987, when the presidents of six private Indiana colleges and universities formed an association based on the academic excellence of each institution.
During the spring of 1991 the presidents of the member institutions voted to align the conference with the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
The conference added a women's athletics division--beginning with the 1993-94 academic year--which includes Anderson, Franklin, Hanover and Manchester, formerly of the Hoosier Conference for Women, along with the three Ohio colleges, plus Transylvania.
www.franklincollege.edu /athweb/hcac   (431 words)

 Rhodes College Athletics
White was also named SCAC Coach-of-the-Year, and became the 2nd all-time leader in football coaching victories throughout the history of the Lynx program.
A native of Kirksville, Missouri, Srnka graduated in 1987 from Rhodes, where he was a 4-year starter for the Lynx at strong safety and was an All-College Athletic Conference (CAC) selection as a junior and a senior.
The punt team--led by 1st Team All-SCAC punter Shaun Gehres--was also crucial in 2001; Gehres was 4th in the nation in punting average at 40.9 yards, with a long of 63 and 18 punts downed inside the 20.
www.rhodes.edu /athletics/football/coaches.html   (1743 words)

 The Progress-Index - Generals spurred on by signings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Brown is a 5-foot-9, 170-pound redshirt-sophomore for the Trinity University (Texas) Tigers of the Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
He has played each of the last two summers in the New York Collegiate Baseball League where last year he was one of the top starting pitchers on the circuit by averaging 7 innings per start with a 2.93 earned run average, more than a strikeout an inning and an opponent's batting average of.190.
Kelly turned in one of the finest campaigns in conference history in 2002 and was ultimately awarded the NCAA Division III West Region pitcher of the year coupled with the same status for his conference.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?BRD=2271&dept_id=462945&newsid=8040788&PAG=461&rfi=9   (379 words)

 Millsaps College - Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Majors claimed the 2005 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship after posting a 13-7 record to earn the school’s seventh conference championship and second in the last three years.
In 2005, Millsaps posted a 29-17 overall record and had eight Major players earned a spot on the SCAC All-Conference team and a record eight players were named to the All-Tournament squad.
With McCain on staff, the Majors won the 2003 and 2005 SCAC Tournaments and advanced to the NCAA Regional in Clinton, MS and Terre Haute, IN respectively as well as a Western Division championship in 2004.
www.millsaps.edu /athletic/baseball/coaches.shtml   (845 words)

 Sewanee Athletics - Sewanee :: The University of the South
The University of the South, also known as Sewanee, is a charter member of the SCAC (April, 1991) and before that, of the Collegiate Athletic Conference (CAC, founded in 1962), which was the original name.
Sewanee: The University of the South SCAC 15th Anniversary Men's and Women's Golf Teams SEWANEE, Tenn. 3/29/06 -- Sewanee's Lindsay Fields on the women's side and Jack Fraleigh, Chris Rainey and Tee Stribling on the men's side, have been selected to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference 15th anniversary golf teams.
Sewanee (6-12 overall and 2-6 in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference) was led by Gary Grizzle with 15 points.
athletics.sewanee.edu /?open=1019   (7706 words)

 Camp Director
Fenlon earned SCAC Coach of the Year honors and the Tigers were ranked fourth in the final D3hoops.com poll.
In his first season with the Tigers in 1992-93, Fenlon led the Old Gold to an Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference championship and a fourth straight appearance in the NCAA Division III tournament despite being picked to finish third in the ICAC in a preseason poll of coaches.
Fenlon’s collegiate head coaching career began at the University of the South in 1985 where he directed the program for three years and led the Tigers to a first-ever national ranking (20th) in 1988.
www.superhoopsplus.com /camp_director.htm   (1009 words)

 The Trinitonian Newspaper
Trinity men’s and women’s athletics have won 100 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) championships since the conference was created 14 years ago, including recent football, volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer titles.
After winning its 72nd consecutive SCAC match, the volleyball team sits at seventh in the nation heading into this weekend’s regional match, where it is the No. 1 seed.
Sixteen of Trinity’s 18 sponsored sports have earned SCAC championships, and the mark of 100 total titles is sure to increase as Trinity continues to remain a powerhouse in the conference.
www.trinity.edu /departments/campus_publications/trinitonian/stories/100th_title.htm   (861 words)

 Rhodes College Athletics
Coach Robert Shankman, in his 16th year at Rhodes in 2005-06, is one of the most dominant coaches in the history of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC).
Additionally, he earned 3 most-improved awards, numerous all-conference citations, and qualified as an individual for the NCAA Cross Country Championships in the fall of 1999.
His athletic, academic, and coaching experience should continue to provide a positive influence to the cross country and track and field programs at Rhodes.
www.rhodes.edu /athletics/m_cc/coaches.html   (534 words)

 Football Gazette's Small College Football Blog: 05/01/2005 - 05/31/2005
The SCAC Board of Directors, comprised of the chief executive officers of the member institutions, reached a unanimous decision to admit Austin College during the league’s annual spring meeting held yesterday in Atlanta.
It was at the Convention that Roger Thomas, a member of the Division II Management Council and then director of athletics at the University of North Dakota, first floated the idea of reorganizing mid-level college football based on financial aid levels as opposed to divisional boundaries.
The conference is already considered one of the finest in Division I-AA football, having produced the past two national champions in Delaware (2003) and James Madison (2004) and three of the last seven with Massachusetts claiming the title in 1998.
donhansen.blogspot.com /2005_05_01_donhansen_archive.html   (6101 words)

 CampusChamps.com - Centre College Athletics
The athletic teams at Centre College compete in the NCAA Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Baseball’s Eric Moore and Michael Pangallo have been named first team all conference in baseball in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Softball’s Lindy Pritchard made the All-Tournament Team at the SCAC Tournament as an Outfielder and hit 0.667(4-6) for the tournament.
www.campuschamps.com /college_spotlight/centre_college.shtml   (413 words)

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