Hanover College's women's athletic program has earned the 2011-12 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Sports Trophy in record fashion.
The Panthers totaled a league-record 63.5 points to secure the award for the fourth time in school history. Hanover captured HCAC championships during the academic year in soccer, volleyball, basketball, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field.
The Heartland Conference sponsors women’s championships in nine, including basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track & field and volleyball
Teams accumulate points for their institution throughout the academic year based on their position in the final standings for each sport.
Transylvania University (Ky.) finished second in the women’s all-sports standings with 61.17 points. Franklin College was third with 54.0 points and Manchester College followed in fourth place with 53.83 points.
Hanover previously earned Heartland Conference all-sports awards in 1999-2000 and 2000-2001. The Panthers also won the Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference's all-sports award in 1994-95.
Published Wednesday, May 16, 2012