Virginia and Florida State Men's Teams Awarded ACC Sportsmanship Awards -- May 5, 2004
GREENSBORO, N.C., May 4. THE University of Virginia's and Florida State's men's swimming and diving team have received the 2003-2004 Atlantic Coast Conference Swimming and Diving Sportsmanship Award. The Virginia Cavaliers won the ACC Swimming and Diving title for the sixth consecutive year.
The conference presents sportsmanship awards for each of its 25 sponsored sports. The ACC Student Athlete Advisory Committee created the awards in an effort to recognize teams that earned the utmost regard from their peers during competition. Teams receiving the award have conducted themselves with a high degree of character and good sportsmanship, as determined by a vote of the conference's teams.
In addition to winning its school record sixth consecutive ACC team title, UVa went on to finish 13th at the 2004 NCAA Championships. The Cavaliers were also 10-1 in dual meet competition.
Following is the complete list of teams receiving ACC Winter Sportsmanship Awards as well as football.
Men's Basketball Clemson
Women's Basketball Wake Forest
Men's Swimming & Diving Virginia/Florida State
Women's Swimming & Diving Florida State
Men's Indoor Track & Field Maryland
Women's Indoor Track & Field Georgia Tech