Maccabees Win Skyline Sportsmanship Trophy for Third Time in Five-Year History of Award
Yeshiva University has captured the Skyline Conference’s Sportsmanship Trophy for displaying outstanding team sportsmanship during the 2011-12 academic year.
The Skyline Conference instituted the Sportsmanship Trophy in 2007-08 to gauge team sportsmanship among its member schools. The Maccabees compiled 531 points out of a possible 710 points (9 sports), for an overall rating of .748.
“This award is so important because it shows that our student-athletes know how to represent themselves, the University and the Jewish People in a fiercely competitive yet fair, honest and respectful manner,” said Joe Bednarsh, director of athletics, physical education and recreation. “This is the most valued award for our department. We place it above all-star honors.” Read the rest of this entry…