December 5, 2003
Lock Haven Ranks Third in Dixon Trophy Standings
Through Fall Season
Haven, Pa.) -
ranks third in the final Fall 2003 standings of the Pennsylvania State Athletic
Conferenceís (PSAC) Dixon Trophy race as released by the league office.
Trophy is named after F. Eugene Dixon, Jr., former
chairman of the Board of Governors of the State System of Higher Education.
It has been awarded annually since 1995 to the PSAC member institution
that accumulates the most points based on results of conference playoffs and/or
regular-season records. Each
institutionís point total is calculated by adding its top six menís
finishes and top six womenís finishes in 23 conference sports.
is the current
leader, posting 58.5 points. Indiana (
) University holds
down the second spot with 56 points. Lock Haven is third with 54.5 points,
including a conference-best total of 35 points from its womenís teams.
both have 52.5
points to share in fourth place.
Lock Haven teams capturing PSAC championships in the fall included
volleyball and menís cross country. The womenís soccer team scored a
runner-up finish, and the field hockey team was a PSAC tournament semifinalist.
Haven had much success on the national level in addition to its conference
success, as the men's cross country team captured the East Region title and
placed 16th at the NCAA Division II National Championships. The
volleyball team won the Atlantic Region championship and advanced to the NCAA
Division II Elite Eight. Over the
course of the fall season, The Haven had five All-Americans and 23
student-athletes earned All-PSAC honors. Two
athletes were selected as PSAC Athlete of the Year, two more earned PSAC Rookie
of the Year honors, and one coach was named PSAC and Regional Coach of the
full list of Dixon Trophy standings can be located at the PSAC website at www.psacsports.org
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