EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - The SIUE wrestling team repeated as champion of the Cougar Cup.
The wrestling team accepted its award at the Academic Awards banquet Monday.
The Cougar Cup challenge is a competition between the intercollegiate athletic teams at SIUE. Student-athletes representing their teams competed against other teams to earn points in three different categories. The competition focused on developing leadership skills, teamwork, supporting other athletes, and academic achievement.
Student-Athletes earn points for their teams by doing things they already do. Points are earned by supporting other teams, by being involved with the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, and by maintaining outstanding habits academically.
The wrestling team recorded 522 points followed by 495 from softball, 429 from women's soccer, 408 from baseball, 404 from women's track and field.