WACO, TEXAS (Dec. 21, 2019) - Based on 2019 fall sports results, six-time defending champion Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is the current leader in the 2019-2020 Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) All-Sports Award race. The award is given to the athletic department that performs the best across all RRAC sports and will be awarded to this year's top program in May 2020.
The Saints are off to a great start with winter's women's basketball. The Saints, the defending RRAC regular season and tournament champions, are fresh from a 3-0 showing at the Frontier Classic in Phoenix, where the women's wins were against NAIA Top 25-ranked teams. The women are 10-4 overall and are one of four in the RRAC who are undefeated with a 4-0 record.
Indoor track and field will begin competing on Jan. 18 at the UCO Invitational in Norman, Okla. On Jan. 24, baseball will begin its season at home against the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Softball will begin its season in late January in a tournament in Seguin. Golf, tennis and outdoor track and field will follow to round out the spring season.
|RRAC All-Sports Standings|
|Our Lady of the Lake||63|
OLLU posted 63 points based on championships in women's soccer, women's cross-country and men's cross-country. The University of the Southwest recorded 42 points after earning the women's soccer tournament championship, men's and women's cross-country runners-up and a tournament appearance in volleyball. They are followed by LSU-Alexandria, Huston-Tillotson University (volleyball champions), Jarvis Christian College, LSU-Shreveport, University of Houston-Victoria (men's soccer champions), Texas College, Wiley College, Texas A&M University - Texarkana and Paul Quinn College.
Points are awarded to the top five teams in regular season conference standings using a 10-8-6-4-2 scoring system, while results in conference tournaments and championship event merit additional points on a 5-4-3-2-1 basis. In sports such as cross-country, golf, and track and field, postseason team finishes are awarded regular season and postseason points.