BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southwestern Athletic Conference has recognized Alabama State University as winners of the Sadie Magee/Barbara Jacket Award, C.D. Henry Award, and the James Frank Commissioner's Cup for the 2013 academic year.
The announcement was made during the league's annual spring meetings. ASU becomes the third member institution in the last four years to sweep all three awards capping the SWAC season accolades.
The Magee/Jacket Award is presented for achievement in women's athletics in the SWAC with ASU repeating as recipients with 102 points.
The Lady Hornets captured five team titles in the 10-sport standing including cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, golf, and their first ever volleyball championship.
Jackson State finished second with 83 points with Texas Southern tallying third with 79 points. Prairie View A&M (76), Southern (73.5), Mississippi Valley State (54), Alabama A&M (44.5), Grambling State (44.5), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (35) and Alcorn State (34.5) round out the award standings.
ASU also garnered the Henry Award, handed to the men sports victor, with 77.5. The Hornets repeated as golf champions while finishing runner-up in cross country, tennis, indoor track and field and baseball.
Jackson State closed out the year in second in the eight championship standings with 61 points. Praire View A&M (60), Southern (47.5), Texas Southern (47), Alcorn State (45.5), Grambling State (44.5), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (43), Mississippi Valley State (41.5) and Alabama A&M (39.5) finished third through 10 respectively.
The Frank Award is presented for the combined achievement of the men and women programs as ASU totaled 179.5. JSU tacked on second at 144 points and last year's award winner PVAMU, finished third with 136 points.