May 27, 2004
Atlanta- Albany State University has won the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's All-Sports Trophy, awarded to the school with the top overall athletic program in the conference during the 2003-04 school year.
The trophy was presented to ASU Director of Athletics Dr. John I. Davis by SIAC Commissioner Dr. William Lide during the conference's spring meeting in Atlanta.
The trophy is given to the team that records the best combined total of sports awards based on a points system initiated by the Athletic Directors' Association.
Albany State's teams won four SIAC championships in volleyball, football, men's track and field and baseball, and finished in second place in four sports in men and women's cross country, women's track and field and softball, for a total of 68 points.
Our success at Albany State is our commitment to recruit, retain and empower student athletes and coaches," Dr. Davis said. "We live by our motto, All for One, One for All and All for Albany State. We think athletics is the front porch to a university."
Benedict College placed second overall with a final total of 34 points and Morehouse College finished in third place with 31 points.
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