May 21, 2014
ATHENS --- The University of Georgia has claimed second place in the annual Southeastern Conference all-sports competition sponsored by the Halifax Media Group.
Georgia's second place overall standing was achieved by finishing second in both the men's and third in the women's annual all-sports conference competition. Consistently high finishes in most men's and women's sports boosted the Bulldogs into the second place overall standing. In the last 14 years, Georgia has posted one first place finish, ten second place finishes, two thirds, and one fifth in the all-sports competition.
Highlighting the 2013-14 year, Georgia won SEC championships in women's swimming and diving, and men's tennis,; second place finishes in men's basketball, equestrian, and women's tennis; third place finishes in men's swimming and diving, softball, and men's cross country; fourth place finishes in gymnastics, men's golf, and men's outdoor track and field,; and fifth place finishes in women's indoor track and field and women's outdoor track and field,
This is the third consecutive year the Halifax Media Group, which includes 35 newspapers and affiliated websites throughout the Southeastern United States, has awarded the overall, men's and women's SEC All-Sport trophies. The New York Times Regional Newspaper Group gave the awards from the 1994-95 through 2010-11 seasons. Prior to that, the league tabulated the SEC All-Sports totals. Prior to that, the league tabulated the SEC All-Sports totals.
Following are the final standings for 2013-14:
|2. Georgia||Georgia||Texas A&M|
|3. Texas A&M||Alabama||Georgia|
|4. Alabama||Texas &M||Alabama|
|6. LSU||Kentucky||South Carolina|
|8. South Carolina||Arkansas||Auburn|
|11. Tennessee||South Carolina||Vanderbilt|
|12. Vanderbilt||Mississippi State||Missouri|
|14. Mississippi State||Vanderbilt||Mississippi State|