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Jeremy Smith
" I am an athlete here at USC Aiken. The professors work well with me, and understand that I am going to miss class occasionally. They take time to explain to me the things I missed. USC Aiken is the place for me. "

- Jeremy Smith , Business Administration major

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Dalisha Williams
"USC Aiken has the best faculty around! Professors and advisors really have your best interest in mind and will always work with you."

- Dalisha Williams, Middle School Education major

Aaron Doctor
"USC Aiken has so much to offer. Whether it’s Greek life, student activities, athletics, honor societies, or residential life, our campus is full of opportunities and ways to become involved."

- Aaron Doctor, Exercise and Sports Science major

John Ellis
"USCA has many different students from many different backgrounds, but one thing that ties us all together is the campus atmosphere. When I left high school I was scared that I was not going to meet anyone that would be as good as my friends back home. Within my first couple of days at USCA, I had more friends than I have ever had before."

- John Ellis, Communications major

TJ Langford
"During the course of my freshman and sophomore years, I was a resident in the Pacer Downs. When I first met my roommate my freshman year, we became the best of friends from the get-go. We found out that we were so much alike in many ways. We connected like brothers, and we are still roommates today during our junior year. "

- Anthony (T.J.) Langford, Communications major

TJ Johnston
"Getting involved in Greek Life and participating in intramural sports is a great way to meet new people. I have participated in every intramural sport offered, and it has helped me stay active. "

- TJ Johnston, Business Marketing major

Chris Brown
"Working on campus is a great opportunity for students at USC Aiken. You have the chance to meet so many faculty and staff members and see what happens behind the scenes here at school. Your job will also work around your class schedule because they always put academics first. "

- Chris Brown, Fine Arts major

Jessica Walters
"Through the wide variety of classes and clubs, USCA offers a little something for everyone. Its small class sizes, charm, and personal professors make it the perfect choice."

- Jessica Walters, Nursing major

Thomas Mcleod
"As a sophomore at USCA, I have really enjoyed the college classroom setting. Since the class sizes aren’t too big, I can always get help from professors anytime I’m in need."

- Thomas Mcleod, Exercise and Sports Science major

Alyssa Gadsden
"Attending USC Aiken has been a great experience for me. From the campus events to classes and to housing, we are a like a family – a home away from home."

- Alyssa Gadsden, Chemistry major

Alesha Jones
"I love attending USC Aiken because I feel as if am in a family oriented environment. What I love most about is its location, the independence you gain from attending, and our Pacer spirit!"

- Alesha Jones, Communications major

Dana Hallat
"I never thought I would meet people from all around the world on such a small campus. You can find the best of both worlds: the advantages of a big campus in a small, friendlier environment."

- Dana Hailat, Biology (pre-dental) major

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Overall Points Program


Pacer Cup: All-Campus Championship

The Pacer Cup is a year-long competition open to any student organization, academic group, resident hall, or group of friends that participates in Intramural Sports.The point system is used to award an all-campus team champion in the Men’s and Women’s leagues. The Pacer Cup is divided into League and Tournament sports categories. A team accumulates points throughout the year through the following system:

 

League Sports: Flag Football, 6v 6 Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee, 5v5Basketball, Softball and Outdoor  Soccer

Participation = 100 points

Regular season win = 25 points

First place: 80 points

Second Place: 40 Points

 

Sportsmanship:  (all games played including the playoffs)

Average of 4 = 50 points

Average of 3.5-3.99 = 25 point

Average of 3.49-3.00 = 15 points

Average of 2.0-2.99 = 5 points

Average of < 2.0 = -25 points

 

Forfeits: Two forfeits eliminate that team from the league. All points gained during the season in that particular sport are lost. When one forfeit occurs a team will lose 25 % of their points for that sport.

 

Team Tournament Sports:

Participation= 50 points

Win= 10 points

First place: 50 points

Second place: 25 points

 

Individual Tournament Sports:

Participation = 5 points  

Win = 5 points

First place: 25 points

Second place: 15 points

 

A maximum of 5 singles participants can be applied to one team.

 

 
To receive points for the all-campus championship, teams must inform the Intramural Sports Staff at time of registration that you want your participation to be added to the all-campus point system. Teams will not be allowed to receive points for their team after a tournament has been completed if they did not ask to accumulate their tournament points during registration. A permanent plaque/trophy will be presented to the Pacer Cup Champions at the conclusion of the academic year (the team with the highest point total for the year). The plaque will be on permanent display in the Student Activities Center. A team must participate in at least four (4) Intramural Sports per semester to be eligible for the All Campus Championship Trophy.