Thursday Jan. 22, 2009
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) -- Anderson University is joining the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Conference.
The conference's Council of Presidents accepted Anderson's membership application Thursday. The school will officially join July 1, 2010, and compete for league titles and awards the following academic year.
Anderson competes in 13 sports sponsored by the SAC. It also fields squads in wrestling and men's and women's track and field.
The school will be the SAC's 10th member. The conference has five members in North Carolina, three in Tennessee, and Newberry College in South Carolina.
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