South Texas Showdown


South Texas Showdown, presented by NavyArmy Community Credit Union

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley compete against each other in a rivalry series across 12 sports annually to earn the South Texas Showdown Championship, presented by NavyArmy Community Credit Union.

Points System

  • Each institution will receive three points for each win in volleyball, women's soccer and men's and women's basketball.
  • There will be two points awarded to the winner of each men's and women's tennis match, as well as to whichever team finishes higher at the designated men's and women's golf and men's and women's cross country and outdoor track & field events.
  • The winner of each baseball game will receive one point.

The yearly champion will be presented with a traveling trophy at the final meeting of the academic year. The champion will retain possession of the trophy until the following year's trophy presentation.

Schedule, Results and Standings

Aug. 19 • Soccer • UTRGV 2, Islanders 1 -- 3 points
Sep. 2 • Cross Country • Islanders at UTRGV
Sep. 6 • Volleyball • UTRGV at Islanders -- 6:30 p.m.
Sep. 11 • Soccer • UTRGV at Islanders -- 7 p.m. 
Sep. 16 • Cross Country • UTRGV at Islanders Splash
Oct. 11 • Volleyball • Islanders at UTRGV -- 7 p.m. 

UTRGV: 3 points
Islanders: 0 points