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Most Recent Story: Miami Wins Jacoby Title as MAC's Best Women's Program

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The top Mid-American Conference institutional awards were announced Thursday night (May 30) as Miami University (women’s) and Kent State University (men’s) were honored with the annual Fred Jacoby and David Reese All-Sports Awards.

Miami captured its fifth-ever Jacoby Trophy for having the best overall women’s athletic teams during the 2012-13 academic year while Kent State won its fifth consecutive Reese Trophy, emblematic of success for men’s teams.

“This is a tremendous honor for Miami Athletics and I want to thank our coaches and all our fantastic student-athletes,” Director of Athletics David Sayler said. “A lot of work by many people goes into winning an award such as this and it is gratifying for everyone involved with Miami University to win this all sports trophy.”

In 2012-13, Miami’s women’s teams finished first in four sports— swimming and diving, tennis, field hockey and soccer, and won seven championships in those sports.

The RedHawks’ previous Jacoby honors were in 1983, 1997, 2008 and 2009.

Points are awarded based on each school’s finish, with the overall total divided by the number of sports sponsored by each school. An institution may count either indoor track and field or outdoor track and field... [Read the entire story]

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