THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
Dolphins Hold Lead in Sherman Trophy Standings Heading Into the Spring

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – After winning Atlantic Sun Championships in volleyball and indoor track & field and the A-Sun Tournament title in women’s soccer, Jacksonville University is in the lead for the 2013-14 Sherman Day Trophy standings heading into the spring season.

The Sherman Day Trophy, which is awarded to the women’s all sports champion, has been won by the Dolphins three times with their last trophy coming in 2011.

Currently, Jacksonville has earned 115.5 points out of a possible 141 (.819). Women’s soccer earned 27 points, volleyball 28.5 and indoor track & field 21. Women’s cross country (4 of 10) and women’s basketball (5 of 10) received 21 points and 18, respectively.

FGCU, winning regular-season titles in both women’s soccer and women’s basketball, sits in second place with 88.5 points out of 120 (.738). With a shared title in volleyball, ETSU is third (91.5/141, .649), followed by Lipscomb (84/141, .596) with a women’s cross country title, while Stetson rounds out the top five schools with 67.5 points out of 120 (.563).

Kennesaw State (72/141, .511), Mercer (54/120, .450), Northern Kentucky (63/141, .447), North Florida (60/141, .426) and USC Upstate (48/141, 340) finish the standings.

Championships in the sports of golf, sand volleyball, tennis, softball and outdoor track & field are still to be decided by the A-Sun.