ETBU Football & Cross Country Receive ASC Team Sportsmanship Awards

Posted by Tiger Pride in Athletics, Honors


Two East Texas Baptist University fall athletic teams have been honored by the American Southwest Conference for their play this year.  The football team and the women’s cross country team both have been award the ASC’s team sportsmanship awards. 

The award, in its seventh academic year, honors the member institution in each ASC championship sport that best displays positive qualities of sportsmanship and fair play from its student-athletes, coaches and fans throughout the season. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) from each of the conference’s 12 member institutions vote on the recipients.

East Texas Baptist received dual sports awards for the third time in the last five years. The ETBU women’s cross country team takes home its first award and the Tigers football program receives its third.

ETBU won the awards in 2010 (football, men’s soccer) and 2009 (football, women’s soccer).