Sooner Athletic Conference
Sooner Athletics - Tue, Jun. 27, 2017

The Sooner Athletic Conference has announced the recipients of its academic team awards for the recently completed 2016-2017 academic year. The award is presented to the team with the highest cumulative grade point average in their respective sport. Southwestern Christian University had four teams earn the top GPA including having the highest cumulative GPA of any team (3.82) in women's basketball.

A total of 51 teams from all 13 conference-sponsored sports had a least a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Women's basketball had the most with seven teams at that mark or higher.

The SAC Academic Teams along with the All-Academic Teams and Commissioner's Honor Roll are presented by Cypress Risk Management.

Cypress Risk Management, based in Omaha, Neb, is an insurance agency that specializes in providing customized solutions for collegiate student health and athletic accident insurance. The organization currently insures over 500,000 students nationwide and is already engaged with several other NAIA conferences in similar type of partnerships.

SAC 2016-17 SAC Academic Teams
Presented by Cypress Risk Management

Women's Cross Country (6)
John Brown                                          3.58
Oklahoma City                                     3.36
St. Gregory's                                        3.23
Science & Arts                                     3.19
Wayland Baptist                                   3.11
Southwestern Assemblies of God      3.10

Men's Cross Country (5)
Wayland Baptist                                  3.50
John Brown                                          3.50
Science & Arts                                     3.47
Oklahoma City                                     3.14
Texas Wesleyan                                  3.06

Women's Soccer (6)
John Brown                                          3.53
Oklahoma City                                     3.38
Texas Wesleyan                                  3.15
Southwestern Assemblies of God      3.12
Wayland Baptist                                  3.11
Science & Art                                       3.02

Men's Soccer (2)
Bacone                                                 3.15
Wayland Baptist                                  3.02

Women's Basketball (7)
Southwestern Christian                       3.82
Wayland Baptist                                  3.45
John Brown                                          3.30
Oklahoma City                                     3.16
Southwestern Assemblies of God      3.13
Science & Arts                                     3.03
St. Gregory's                                        3.01

Volleyball (6)
Wayland Baptist                                  3.72
John Brown                                          3.48
Southwestern Christian                       3.41
Texas Wesleyan                                  3.36
Southwestern Assemblies of God      3.23
Oklahoma City                                     3.01

Women's Track (4) 
Oklahoma City                                     3.36
St. Gregory's                                        3.23
Bacone                                                 3.13
Wayland Baptist                                  3.00                            

Men's Track (2) 
Oklahoma City                                     3.14                              
Wayland Baptist                                  3.13

Baseball (2)
Southwestern Christian                       3.31
Bacone                                                 3.04

Softball (4)
Mid-America Christian                        3.50
Southwestern Assemblies of God      3.47
Southwestern Christian                       3.38
Science & Arts                                     3.06

Women's Golf (4)
Southwestern Christian                       3.88
Oklahoma City                                     3.56
Wayland Baptist                                  3.45
Texas Wesleyan                                  3.44

Men's Golf (3)   
Southwestern Christian                       3.18
Wayland Baptist                                  3.05
Oklahoma City                                     3.04