BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has recognized Prairie View A&M University as the winner of the 2020-21 James Frank Commissioner’s Cup Award. The James Frank Commissioner’s Cup and all-sports awards are determined by team finish in respective sports. Each finish is awarded a point value and the schools with the highest point totals at the end of the athletic season are subsequently awarded.
Prairie View A&M also won the C.D. Henry Award after accumulating 70 total points on the men’s side. This marked the second-consecutive year in which PVAMU claimed the male all-sports award.
In total the Panthers won five SWAC championships this past athletic year (151.5 total points) claiming league titles in the sports of Women’s Bowling, Women’s Indoor Track and Field, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Golf and Men’s Outdoor Track and Field.
Alabama State won the Sadie Magee/Barbara Jacket Award finishing with 90 total points in the women’s final standings. The Lady Hornets brought home women’s titles in the sports of Women’s Soccer, Women’s Tennis, Women’s Golf, Women’s Outdoor Track and Field and Softball.
“The Southwestern Athletic Conference would like to congratulate Prairie View A&M University and Alabama State University for exemplary competition during an extremely unique athletic season,” said SWAC Commissioner Dr. Charles McClelland.
“This past year both programs exemplified a high level of consistency along with unwavering dedication and resilience across a multitude of competing sports. We’re extremely pleased to recognize the impressive achievements of the student-athletes and athletic support staffs at both institutions.”
See the list of Final Standings HERE.