(Sacramento, CA) The Mt. SAC Athletics Program was named the 2016-2017 California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) / National Association of Two Year Administrators of Athletics (NATYCAA) Champion for an unprecedented seventh time. The award is presented annually to the states' premier overall athletics program based on state championship finishes in each institutions 5 best men’s and 5 women’s sports.
This was the fifth consecutive title for the Mounties who scored 166 points to outdistance runner-up Riverside City College by 10.5 points.
The Mounties were led this season by the Men’s Soccer and Women’s Basketball Teams who both captured CCCAA State Championships, scoring 20 NATYCAA points a piece. The Men’s Track & Field and Women’s Softball Teams earned 19 points, for their state championship runner-up finishes. Other teams contributing to the Mounties NATYCAA Cup Point Total included the Men’s Cross Country (18 pts.), Women’s Cross Country (18 pts.), Women’s Track & Field (18 pts.), Men’s Wrestling (16 pts.), Men’s Water Polo (9.5 pts.) and the Women’s Water Polo Team (8.5 pts.).
Since its inception (2003-04 season), Mt. SAC Athletics has dominated the CCCAA/NATYCAA Cup Championship. The Mounties have captured seven championships and have placed in the top 2, an incredible, 12 out of 14 seasons. Mt. SAC also claims an amazing six of the top scores in NATYCAA Cup History.
CLICK HERE to view the CCCAA NATYCAA Cup Release
CLICK HERE to view the 2016-17 NATYCAA Cup Standings and past history.
For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909-274-4630.