NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With five of its six teams placing in the top three of the voting of its respective sport, the University of the Sciences women have captured the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Sportsmanship Award for the 2018-19 year.
Each sport's team sportsmanship award is voted on by the league's head coaches in their respective sport. Head coaches speak with their student-athletes prior to voting to gain feedback on which opposing teams demonstrated outstanding class and character throughout the season.
Boosted by CACC Sportsmanship Awards from both softball and track and field in the spring, USciences overcame Nyack (15.71) to win the overall title with an average of 19.67 points.
In addition to softball and track and field, volleyball was voted second and women's basketball and cross country placed third.
The University of the Sciences men also had a good showing, as their average of 16.00 was behind just Nyack's 17.80.
Tennis and track and field both received the CACC Sportsmanship Award in the spring, while baseball and basketball finished second in its voting and golf placed third.