San Antonio - The Trinity Tigers led the way with 126 student-athletes on the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.
The SCAC recognizes student-athletes who maintain at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average in a semester. Eight schools are full members of the SCAC, while the University of California-Santa Cruz competed in swimming & diving.
Twelve winter and spring sports teams comprised the prestigious list for the Tigers:
Baseball (20 student-athletes), Men’s Basketball (10), Women’s Basketball (7), Men’s Golf (4), Women’s Golf (5), Softball (4), Men’s Swimming and Diving (3), Women’s Swimming and Diving (18), Men’s Tennis (8), Women’s Tennis (12), Men’s Track and Field (14), and Women’s Track and Field (21).
Earlier, Trinity was awarded its record 14th SCAC Presidents’ Trophy, presented to the school with the best overall sports program for the year. Tigers teams scored 555 points, outdistancing second-place Southwestern University by 195 points. It marked the largest margin in the 52-year history of the award, which is represented by a 300-pound railroad bell.
Trinity captured 13 of 19 SCAC Championships to win the “Bell” trophy for the third straight year.
In addition, Trinity finished 18th - among more than 400
institutions - in the prestigious Division III Learfield Sports
Directors’ Cup final standings. Trinity concluded the 2013-14
season with 569.50 points, based on NCAA postseason