PVAMU_Panther_HeadNEW ORLEANS – Prairie View A&M has solidified its claim as one of the SWAC’s best after winning the James Frank SWAC Commissioner’s Cup Award for overall program success for the second straight year. The Panthers also won the C.D. Henry Award for the top men’s team in the league while finishing second by a mere two points in the race for the women’s Sadie Magee/Barbara Jacket Award.

Prairie View A&M totaled 161.0 points to claim the James Frank Award. The Panthers won two first place titles in men’s competition as they won championships in tennis and indoor track & field.  They also recorded three second place finishes (baseball, cross county, outdoor track & field) and two others in the top five.  In the women’s competitions, Prairie View A&M had six top five finishes, including the school’s second consecutive bowling championship and two second-place finishes in outdoor and indoor track & field.

The Panthers outdistanced Jackson State in the race for the C.D. Henry Award 72-66.5, while Alabama State was third in the men’s standings with 62.5 points.  A mere two points was all that separated PV from sweeping all three awards for the second straight year as Alabama State won the Sadie Magee/Barbara Jacket Award by a margin of 91-89.

James Frank SWAC Commissioner’s Cup Award
1 – Prairie View A&M – 161.0
2 – Alabama State – 153.5
3 – Jackson State – 143.5
4 – Texas Southern – 125.5
5 – Mississippi Valley State – 116.5
6 – Southern – 94.0
7 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff – 93.0
8 – Alabama A&M – 90.5
9 – Alcorn State – 42.5
10 – Grambling State – 36.5

Sadie Magee/Barbara Jacket Award
1 – Alabama State – 91.0
2 – Prairie View A&M – 89.0
3 – Jackson State – 77.0
4 – Mississippi Valley State – 72.0
5 – Texas Southern – 68.5
6 – Southern – 57.0
7 – Alabama A&M – 52.5
8 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff – 42.5
9 – Alcorn State – 40.5
10 – Grambling State – 40.0

C.D. Henry Award – Men
1 – Prairie View A&M – 72.0
2 – Jackson State – 66.5
3 – Alabama State – 62.5
4 – Texas Southern – 57.0
5 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff – 50.5
6 – Mississippi Valley State – 44.5
7 – Alcorn State – 42.5
8 – Alabama A&M – 38.0
9 – Southern – 37.0
10 – Grambling State – 36.5

Courtesy: Prairie View Sports Information



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