News and Notes – Aug. 10, 2016


∗ Sooner Athletic Conference academic awards for 2015-2016 were released on Tuesday and Oklahoma City was at the top of the group for the second consecutive year.

The conference recognizes specifically teams that have a collective 3.0 GPA or better. OCU had 10 teams to hit that mark. And four of them led the SAC in their respective groups: women’s cross-country (3.51), women’s soccer (3.46), men’s soccer (3.36), and men’s track and field (3.21).

Other teams that were recognized at the top of their categories were: USAO, men’s cross-country (3.79); Southwestern Christian, women’s basketball (3.75), baseball (3.33) and women’s golf (3.77); John Brown, volleyball (3.43); SAGU, women’s track and field (3.57); Wayland Baptist, men’s golf (3.23); and Mid-America Christian, softball (3.48)

The MIAA has relaunched its website.

The league is continuing its partnership with SIDEARM Sports and the site can still be accessed at

“I believe our new and improved website will be user friendly and attractive for use by our members as well to the causal and very loyal MIAA fans,” MIAA Commissioner Dr. Bob Boerigter said in a release.

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