RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' women's soccer and volleyball teams have both been awarded the American Southwest Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee team sportsmanship awards for the 2017 seasons.
The Cowgirl volleyball team shared the award with Concordia. It is the second time the Cowgirls have won this award, joining the 2012 season.
The Cowgirl soccer team also shared the award with McMurry. It is the third time that the team has won the award joining 2012 and 2016. It is rare that team's that win the conference also win the sportsmanship but the Cowgirls have done it three times.
The SAAC Team Sportsmanship award honors the member institution in each ASC championship sport that best displays positive qualities of sportsmanship and fair play from its student-athletes, coaches and fans throughout the season.
The fall 2017 awards are presented in men's and women's cross country, football, men's and women's soccer, and volleyball with each of the 13 campus SAACs voting within the sports it sponsors.
American Southwest Conference Fall 2017 SAAC Team Sportsmanship Awards
Presented by the 13 ASC Student-Athlete Advisory Committees
Men's Cross Country: East Texas Baptist
Women's Cross Country: East Texas Baptist
Football: Howard Payne
Men's Soccer: Louisiana College
Women's Soccer: (co) Hardin-Simmons, McMurry
Volleyball: Belhaven,UT Dallas (co-East Division)
Concordia Texas, Hardin-Simmons (co-West Division)
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