Gators to receive formal Capital One Cup honor
The Florida athletic program will be officially honored as the winner of the 2011-12 Capital One Cup during the first quarter of Saturday's game against Kentucky at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville.
TheCapital One Cup is awarded annually to one men’s and one women’s program that earns the most points across the college sports season. Florida's men's athletics program is receiving its second consecutive Capital One Cup trophy.
During the fall, winter and spring athletics seasons the Gators men’s program earned a total of 104 points, aided by national championships in indoor and outdoor track and field, and top 10 finishes in baseball, basketball and swimming and diving.
On Saturday, the Gators will receive the prestigious Capital One Cup trophy along with a $200,000 scholarship check.