Sierra College finished fourth in the CCCAA standings for the National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators all-sports competition for 2018-19, behind Mt. San Antonio College, Riverside City College and Fresno City College. Sierra has been a constant among the top-10 finishers since winning the NATYCAA Cup during its first year in 2003-04.
Mt. San Antonio scored 162 points to take home top honors, Riverside City College was second with 159. Third was Fresno City College (152). Sierra College (146.5) led the standings after the midway point of the 2018-19 athletic year and took fourth, followed by American River (143.5), San Joaquin Delta (143.0), El Camino (130.0), Cerritos (113.5) and Orange Coast (112.0).
A college is awarded points based on its team’s final positions in post-conference competition. Each college’s top-five men’s and top-five women’s team results count toward the school’s overall point total. Complete standings, scoring criteria, and history of the NATYCAA Cup is available on the CCCAA website, http://cccaasports.org/NATYCAA/index
NATYCAA is the professional organization of two-year college athletic administrators and membership is open to all two-year institutions throughout the country. The NATYCAA Awards were designed to recognize and reward overall program excellence at the two-year college level. The criterion for the State Association’s division was developed by the CCCAA in conjunction with the California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA).