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Mt. SAC Athletics Dominates Again: 11th Consecutive 3C2A NATYCAA Cup

2023-24 Daktronics Cup Champions - Mt. San Antonio College
2023-24 Daktronics Cup Champions - Mt. San Antonio College

For an impressive eleventh consecutive time, the Mt. SAC Athletics Program has once again emerged victorious, claiming both the 3C2A NATYCAA Cup and the sixth consecutive Daktronics Cup (State Association) Championship. This remarkable achievement solidifies their position as the premier community college athletics program among California, Oregon, and Washington community colleges. The National Alliance of Two-Year Collegiate Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) presented this prestigious award to Mt. SAC, recognizing their consistent dominance in this division. They have won an astounding 13 out of 20 titles since its establishment in the 2003-2004 season.

In addition to their Daktronics Cup success, the Mounties secured third place in the final Learfield Cup Championship standings, falling only 1.4 points short of the top position. This accolade honors the nation's premier overall 2-year collegiate athletics program, further solidifying why Mt. SAC is one of the best athletic programs in the nation.

Based on the top 5 men's and top 5 women's team finishes at the state championships, the Mounties scored 183.5 points (2nd highest score in history).  Runner-ups, Riverside City College was 21.5 points behind with 162 points and Orange Coast College took third with 146.5 points.  The Mounties now lay claim to seven of the top ten highest scores in Daktronics Cup history, including the top six scores.

Throughout the season, the Mounties displayed remarkable success in various sports. They clinched state championships in Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men’s Wrestling Dual and Individual Teams, as well as Men's and Women's Track & Field. Moreover, they achieved top-three finishes in Women’s Golf (Runner-ups, 19 points), Men's Swimming (3rd place, 18 points), and a regional semifinal appearance in football (14.5 points) at the state championships. Other teams that contributed to the Mounties' impressive NATYCAA Cup point total included Women's Softball (17 points), and Women's Swimming (15.0 points).

Although not used, multiple teams scored points for the Mounties this year. Mt. SAC’s Women’s Beach Volleyball (11.5), Men’s Water Polo (9.5), Men’s Baseball (8.5), Women’s Basketball (8.5), Men’s Soccer (8.5), Men’s Tennis (8.5), Men’s Soccer (8.5), Women’s Tennis (8.5), Women’s Volleyball (8.5), and Men’s Golf (5.5).

With their continued success and unwavering commitment to excellence, Mt. SAC Athletics Program has firmly established itself as one of the best in community college athletics. This remarkable achievement serves as a testament to the dedication and talent of the athletes, coaches, and staff who make up this exceptional program.

CLICK HERE to view the CCCAA NATYCAA Cup Release

CLICK HERE to view the 2022-23 NATYCAA Cup Complete Standings

CLICK HERE to view past NATYCAA Cup History

For additional information, please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909-274-4630.