NORFOLK, Va., June 2, 2021 – North Carolina A&T State College captured each the Talmadge Layman Hill Males’s All-Sports activities Award and the Mary McLeod Bethune Ladies’s All-Sports activities Award, the convention introduced on Wednesday.
“I want to congratulate North Carolina A&T State College, together with Chancellor Dr. Harold L. Martin, Sr., Director of Athletics Earl M. Hilton III, and the directors, coaches, student-athletes and assist employees for profitable each the 2021 Talmadge Layman Hill Males’s All-Sports activities Award and the Mary McLeod Bethune Ladies’s All-Sports activities Award,” MEAC Commissioner Dr. Dennis E. Thomas stated. “Receiving these awards is indicative of the general power of their athletics applications.”
As well as, North Carolina A&T State was honored academically, posting the MEAC’s highest educational efficiency price (APR) for the third straight 12 months.
Delaware State and North Carolina Central have been acknowledged because the 2021 recipients of the MEAC’s Highest Commencement Success Charge (GSR). The Hornets and Eagles’ 81-percent GSR are the best amongst MEAC establishments spanning the 2010-13 cohorts.
Within the males’s all-sports award tally, the Aggies racked up 63 factors, because of the regular-season division championship in basketball and the out of doors monitor & subject championship, in addition to runner-up finishes in tennis and golf.
North Carolina Central (53.5) was second within the males’s all-sports standings, adopted by Norfolk State (53) and Florida A&M (52).
For the ladies, North Carolina A&T State totaled 80 factors after grabbing regular-season division titles in ladies’s basketball, bowling, volleyball and softball, whereas additionally profitable the out of doors monitor & subject championship.
Delaware State and Howard have been subsequent within the standings, tied for second with 65 factors every, and Norfolk State was fourth after tallying 58 factors.
This marks the second straight 12 months wherein the awards got that NCAT swept each trophies. No all-sports awards have been handed out in 2019-20. For 2020-21, the MEAC didn’t crown champions in males’s and girls’s cross nation, males’s and girls’s indoor monitor & subject and soccer.
Factors are awarded in a descending order starting with 14 factors for championships or first-place regular-season finishes. The second-place crew receives 12 factors. Tied groups break up the purpose whole.