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General - Sat, Jun. 25, 2011
The Trevecca Nazarene University sports information and marketing offices received 10 publication awards at the 2011 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics-Sports Information Directors Association (NAIA-SIDA) workshop, held June 25, 2011, at Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, Fla.

Trevecca took top honors in three (3) different publications contests of the nearly 300 NAIA schools. Trevecca produced three (3) Best of the Nation cover awards with Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff, and each respective coach working together on the cover design.

For the men's golf cover, it is the fourth consecutive year to be judged as the "Best in the Nation." The Trevecca men's basketball and women's basketball brochures also won first place in their 2010-2011 contests.

The Trojans' staff of Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey, David Patrick, Elizabeth Streight, Trevor Lubiens, and Rick Hill earned a top-8 or better finish in six (6) different categories for publications created in the 2010-2011 academic year.

Gregory Ruff was awarded the fourth best score in the Dr. W. Jack Bell Writing Contest for his feature article title "Trevecca's Cannon Turns Strife into Leadership."

The publications are judged by sports information directors, media members and design experts from across the country. Trevecca's SID, Gregory Ruff, judged the NAIA football guides again this year.

In the overall guide contests, Trevecca picked up 3rd-place honors in the Individual Softball Brochure category, and the Trojans' baseball and men's golf guides each took home 6th place in their categories. The women's basketball and women's golf guides finished seventh and the men's basketball guide was eighth.

Since entering its first NAIA-SIDA contest in 1999, Trevecca has achieved the following record for its sports publications: 27 top-five finishes, 50 top-10 finishes, 11 "best cover" awards, and a runner-up "best cover" award.

This year the production of the guides was managed by Trevecca Director of Sports Information Gregory Ruff. Photography was supplied by Elizabeth Streight, Gregory Ruff, and Micah Kandros, with editing provided by Jan Greathouse and Brenda Patterson. Cover designs and interior design came from Rick Hill, David Patrick, Elizabeth Streight and Micah Kandros, with interior design assistance from Gregory Ruff. In addition, each coaching staff contributed to the production of their respective media guide and area of the website.

Best Cover awards went to Men's Golf (Robbie Wilson, Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff), men's basketball (Sam Harris, Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff), and women's basketball (Gary Van Atta, Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff) this year.

Men's Basketball Brochure
8. Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) - Rick Hill, Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey
Best Cover Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) - Rick Hill, Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey

Women's Basketball Brochure
7. Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) - David Patrick, Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey
Best Cover Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) - David Patrick, Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey

Walt McAlexander Baseball Brochure
6. Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) - Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey, Micah Kandros

Softball Brochure
3. Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) - Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey, Micah Kandros

Individual Sport Brochure
6. Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) (Men's Golf) - Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey, Rick Hill

7. Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.) (Women's Golf) - Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey, Rick Hill
Best Cover Trevecca Nazarene (Men's Golf) - Micah Kandros, Gregory Ruff, Steve Ulrey, Rick Hill

Dr. W. Jack Bell Writing Contest - Feature Story
4. Trevecca Nazarene University (Tenn.), "Trevecca's Cannon Turns Strife into Leadership" - Gregory Ruff