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Transylvania takes 2021-22 HCAC Women’s All-Sports title

Graphic announcing Transylvania University as the 2022 HCAC Women's All-Sports Champions

Transylvania University was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Women’s All-Sports Champion following the 2021-22 campaign. The Pioneers accumulated 77.845 points in the standings to garner the award, capturing their fourth overall women’s title.

The Pioneers had a strong year to ignite their chase to the Women’s All-Sports title, with regular season titles in women’s tennis, women’s basketball, women’s lacrosse, and softball. Transylvania also claimed runners up finishes in the regular season standings in women’s golf, volleyball, and women’s swimming and diving.

Holly Sheilley, vice president of athletics, leads the Transylvania athletic department.

Hanover College narrowly finished in second in the women’s standings with 76.17 points while Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology took third with 65.33 points. Franklin College finished in fourth with 60 points while Anderson University rounded out the top five with 56 points. Mount St. Joseph University (50), Manchester University (44.5), Bluffton University (39), Earlham College (34.49) and Defiance College (21.665) rounded out the standings.

The award has been handed out to the most successful women’s athletic department in the conference since 1994 when the conference was known as the Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference.                        

There are 11 women’s sports sponsored by the HCAC. The women compete in tennis, golf, soccer, cross country, volleyball, basketball, swimming and diving, softball, lacrosse, and indoor/outdoor track & field. Teams earn points for their institution by placing in each sport’s championship.

For more information on all thing HCAC, visit the websites of any of the participating schools, or go to the HCAC’s home on the internet at www.heartlandconf.org. Be sure to stay up to date on all of your Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference news by following @HCACDIII on Twitter and by liking the “HCAC DIII” Facebook page.

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This article was submitted by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.