ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) members Reinhardt and Union collected a total of eight NAIA-SIDA Publications & Media Contest awards, the NAIA announced at the annual NAIA-SIDA meeting on June 12.

Reinhardt received a total of five awards with Union winning three. Reinhardt placed in the following categories:

  • 10th in Facebook Contest;
  • Eighth in Website;
  • Fourth in Special Events Webpage - for the AAC Women's Lacrosse Championship (Jason Hanes);
  • Eighth in Best Splash Page/Wallpaper - for Football Tickets (Jason Hanes);
  • and Fourth in Season/Game Highlights - for Football vs. Point (Jason Hanes and Alex Derenthal).


Union placed in the following categories:

  • Second in Game Recap - for Men's Basketball Wins National Championship (Jay Stancil);
  • Ninth in Season Preview/Review - for Softball Preview (Jay Stancil);
  • and Fifth in Infographics - Gameday - for Men's Basketball Championship Postgame (Jay Stancil).

For the complete list of the 2016-17 NAIA-SIDA Publications and Media Contest winners, click here.

For more information on NAIA-SIDA, click here.