Anderson Takes Lead in Conference Carolinas All-Sports ‘Joby Hawn Cup’

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Anderson Takes Lead in Conference Carolinas
All-Sports ‘Joby Hawn Cup’

                High Point, NC> Anderson University has taken the lead in the Conference Carolinas Joby Hawn Cup with the completion of the recent league basketball championships.  The Hawn Cup is awarded to the league member that shows the highest rating of excellence in all conference-sponsored sports.  The Hawn Cup is tallied after each sport season (fall, winter, & spring) and then awarded each year in honor of former Commissioner H.C. "Joby" Hawn for his many years of service to the former Carolinas Conference. 


Hawn Cup points are awarded in each sport based on the order of regular season finish with bonus points going to the tournament champion and runner-up finishers, based on the number of participating teams in each sport.  Men's & women’s golf, men's and women's cross country, and men’s and women’s track & field are the only conference sponsored sports in which points are determined solely by conference tournament finish.


Anderson took over the mid-year lead from early frontrunner Lees-McRae with the highest rating of .707.  Anderson gained ground from a successful basketball campaign that saw their women clinch the Conference Tournament Championship and second-place regular season finish.  The Anderson men had their most successful year in league basketball as they finished runner-up to Mount Olive in the Tournament Championship while also tying for second-place with Limestone (who both trailed Mount Olive) in the regular season.


Lees-McRae, who was leading after their hot start to the fall season cooled to a rating of .571. The Bobcats early success has been highlighted by their women’s volleyball regular season and tournament championships, men’s soccer regular season championship, and men’s & women’s cross country runner-up finishes.


Limestone currently sits in third place with a rating of .558.  Pfeiffer, Queens, and Mount Olive are close behind with ratings of .521, .512, and .502 correspondingly.   Rounding out the schools in order were Belmont Abbey .482, Erskine .350, Barton .304, Coker .244, Converse .233, and St. Andrews .184 respectively.


Link to the FULL 2009-10 Current Joby Hawn Cup Standings:



Conference Carolinas Joby Hawn Cup Winners

2008-09                 Anderson University
2007-08                 Anderson University


Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference Joby Hawn Cup Winners

2006-07                 Anderson University

2005-06                 Pfeiffer University

2004-05                 Barton College

2003-04                 Barton College

2002-03                 Barton College

2001-02                 Lees-McRae College

2000-01                 Queens College

1999-00                 Belmont Abbey College

1998-99                 Belmont Abbey College

1997-98                 Queens College

1995-96                 High Point University


Pre-CVAC Joby Hawn Cup Winners

1994-95                     Pfeiffer

1993-94                     High Point

1992-93                     St. Andrews

1991-92                     Pembroke

1990-91                      No Record

1989-90                     High Point

1988-89                      Pembroke

1987-88                      Elon

1986-87                     Elon

1985-86                     High Point

1984-85                     High Point

1983-84                     Pembroke

1982-83                     Guilford

1981-82                     Elon

1980-81                     Elon

1979-80                     High Point, Elon

1978-79                     High Point

1977-78                     High Point

1976-77                     High Point

1975-76                     High Point