College athletics has an ever-changing landscape, and Austin College is no exception. In the last 15 years, the College moved from the American Southwest Conference to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, and as recently as the 1990s, held membership in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics before joining the NCAA Division III ranks. Through the… [Read More]
Last May at the annual Athletics Awards event, the Tim Jubela Award was presented to the outstanding male and female freshman athletes. As they enter their second year of competition, coaches look to the two standouts to repeat their successful seasons. The awards are determined by the Austin College coaching staff. Shelby Eaves Shelby Eaves… [Read More]
The Austin College women’s swimming and diving team was named a spring 2011 Scholar All-America Team by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. The honor recognizes the team’s outstanding collective performance in the classroom. Scholar All-America Team status is presented to college and university swimming and diving teams that achieve a cumulative grade point… [Read More]
The 2011 Athletics Honors Convocation was held on May 5 in the Ida Green Theatre. See the photos!
Top athletes Austin Light ’11 and Kaitlin Elledge ’11, winners of the Pete Cawthon Outstanding Male Athlete and Gene Day Outstanding Female Athlete Awards, are evidence of the Austin College emphasis on true scholar-athletes as they also were recognized as the Bo Miller Scholar Male and Female Athletes, the senior athletes with the highest overall… [Read More]
The Austin College athletics teams have had a strong year, with 22 student-athletes earning All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference honors so far on the year, including one Player of the Year and one Newcomer of the Year. Three programs have competed in postseason play and three sports remain in competition. Volleyball Among the several standout student-athletes… [Read More]
Meet Bobbi Schulle: Long before she ever stepped onto the sidelines as a graduate assistant at Austin College, Bobbi Schulle ’10 knew she wanted to be a coach. She took a step toward that goal this year, but in an unlikely setting for most young women looking to lead sports programs. That’s because Schulle became… [Read More]
Kangaroo softball player Stefanie Faith ’11 already has made Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference history this spring by becoming the conference’s all-time home run leader, and the four-year starter at first base is poised to leave an even larger imprint in the SCAC record books. With her second home run of the season, Stephanie broke the… [Read More]